Both a history of American federalism and an analysis of its current condition, this second edition offers up-to-date statistics and new interpretation. While considering recent developments, Walker concludes with an optimistic assessment of the overall health of the system.
The Rebirth of Federalism: Slouching toward Washington, 2nd Edition
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"David Walker's Rebirth of Federalism is the perfect text to use in any intergovernmental relations class. Walker continues his well-established tradition of combining up-to-date views on American federalism and intergovernmental relations with excellent academic writing. His book excels above the others by including three chapters the competition excludes: an excellent "Introduction," "American Federalism and its Intergovernmental Relations, 1607-1789", and "The Federal Judiciary: Centralizer or Umpire."- Dwight Vick, University of South Dakota
David B. Walker