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By Alistair Cole

past devolution and decentralisation compares the politics, guidelines and polity-building dynamics of devolution in Wales and decentralisation within the French quarter of Brittany. Empirically, the booklet attracts conclusions from in-depth fieldwork inside areas and stories the findings of a comparative public opinion survey. Theoretically, it contributes in the direction of our knowing of the comparative examine of areas. possibly such a lot amazing is how the case experiences regularly are in accordance with, but in addition forged mild again, to the nuanced theoretical framework on neighborhood potential proven on the outset. The booklet uncovers the dynamics of devolution in Wales and decentralisation in Brittany via vast head to head interviews: over 2 hundred interviews have been performed from 2001 to 2004, a formative degree within the improvement of the devolved associations in Wales and a interval of expectation in Brittany in addition. The ebook might be of curiosity to the pro study neighborhood and to practitioners in Britain, France and past, in addition to to scholars on comparative politics, British/Welsh politics, French politics, eu reports and public coverage courses.

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