Regionalisation, Federalism and Local Governance: Comparative Analysis of the Subnational Units

István Hoffman

Abstract


Federalisation, regionalisation and local governance has been an important issue of legal and administrative sciences. Although the differences of decentralised and federal systems have remained, several transformations could be observed and in several countries the model of the public administration has changed in the last decades. A convergence or hybridisation of the models can be observed: the competences of the municipal bodies have been strengthened. Although the boundaries between municipalities and member states of the federation have blurred in the governance of these entities, the legal distinction between them remained solid: the regional municipalities with broad competences do not have their statehood.


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local governance; federalisation; regionalisation; comparative municipal law; regional development

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/sil.2019.28.1.69-90
Data publikacji: 2019-10-08 15:09:20
Data złożenia artykułu: 2019-01-29 13:42:45

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