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Title: Perils of centralization : lessons from church, state, and corporation
Description: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013. First Edition, Original Wrappers. As New/No Dustjacket. 9781107616943 205 pages. Light creasing to back cover and last few pages. Stamped damaged on title page. Otherwise in as new condition. In this provocative and wide-ranging book, Ken Kollman examines the histories of the US government, the Catholic Church, General Motors, and the European Union as examples of federated systems that centralized power over time. He shows how their institutions became locked-in to intensive power in the executive. The problem with these and other federated systems is that they often cannot decentralize even if it makes sense. The analysis leads Kollman to suggest some surprising changes in institutional design for these four cases and for federated institutions everywhere-- _Read more... Size: Octavo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Economics & Economic History; Religion; Political Science; Britain; Modern; ISBN: 1107616948. ISBN/EAN: 9781107616943. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 021291.

Keywords: BZDB273 Economics & Economic History; Religion; Political Science; Britain; Modern; Perils of centralization lessons from church state and corporation Kollman Ken Religion Political Science

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