Table of contents for Federalism and the welfare state : new world and European experiences / Herbert Obinger, Stephan Leibfried, and Francis G. Castles, editors.

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1. Introduction: Federalism and the welfare state Herbert Obinger, Francis G. Castles and Stephan Leibfried
Part I. New World Experiences: 2. Australia - federal constraints and institutional innovations Francis G. Castles and John Uhr
3. Canada - nation-building in a federal welfare Keith Banting
4. The United States - federalism and counterfactuals Kenneth Finegold
Part II. European Experiences: 5. Austria - strong parties in a weak federal system Herbert Obinger
6. Germany - cooperative federalism and the overgrazing of the fiscal commons Philip Manow
7. Switzerland - the marriage of direct democracy and federalism Herbert Obinger, Klaus Armingeon, Giuliano Bonoli and Fabio Bertozzi
8. Conclusion: old and new politics in federal welfare states Stephan Leibfried, Francis G. Castles and Herbert Obinger.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Social policy Case studies, Federal government Case studies, Democracy Case studies