Federalism and constitutional law: The Italian contribution to comparative regionalism

G Martinico, E Arban, F Palermo, Erika Arban (ed.), Giuseppe Martinico (ed.), Francesco Palermo (ed.)

Routledge | Published : 2021


This volume examines the relationship between central government and local institutions, taking Italy as a case study to present a comparative perspective on how the Italian experience has influenced the global developments of federal and regional states. As the country with the longest standing regional system, Italy has a lot to tell countries that are dealing with similar issues in present times. Adopting a theoretical/analytical approach coupled with comparative analysis, this volume critically reflects on the changes brought to the Italian system of government by the reform of Title V of the Italian constitution, the reasons why further decentralisation has been resisted and offers a co..

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