Federalism

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  • Created on: 07-04-19 12:13
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  • Does Federalism work today?
    • NO
      • It can mask racial and economic inequalities.
      • It makes problem solving more complicated.
      • The relationship between federal and state governments can become a source of conflict and controversy.
      • It is overly bureaucratic - and therefore resistant to change.
    • YES
      • It permits diversity.
      • It creates more access points in governments.
      • It provides a 'double security' for individual rights and liberties.
      • It makes 'policy laboratories', experimenting with new solutions to old problems.
      • It is well suited to a geographically large and diverse nation.

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