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Safeguarding federalism : how states protect their interests in national policymaking

Nugent, John Douglas, 1969-

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  • Creator John D. Nugent
  • Format Books
  • Publication Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2009] ©2009
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780806140032, 0806140038
  • OCLC ocn237199402

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-324) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : the constitution and the "construction" of American federalism -- What's at stake? : state-governmental interests vis-à-vis the federal government -- The political safeguards of federalism today -- Preempting federal preemption : the uniform-state-laws process -- State participation in federal policymaking : the intergovernmental lobby -- State implementation of federal policy as a safeguard of federalism -- Summing up the political safeguards of federalism