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Regional and Federal Studies

Book Reviews

If you are interested in writing a book review, please send your request to Book Review Editor Daniel Cetrà at d.cetra@ed.ac.uk.

The reviews should be between 800 and 900 words and include a header with bibliographical information. They should consider the strengths and weaknesses of the book and its potential readership. 

The following books are up for review:

Regional & Federal Studies

Table of Contents for Regional & Federal Studies. List of articles from both the latest and ahead of print issues.

Language: en-US

Publisher: tandf

Visit Journal Articles

YearAuthor(s)TitlePublisher
2018Anderson, Michael and Roughley, CorinneScotland's Populations from the 1850s to TodayOxford University Press
2017Balcells, LaiaRivalry and Revenge: The Politics of Violence during Civil WarCambridge University Press
2018Banting, Keith and Kymlicka, WillThe Strains of Commitment: The Political Sources of Solidarity in Diverse SocietiesOxford University Press
2016Benz, ArthurConstitutional Policy in Multilevel Government: The Art of Keeping the BalanceOxford University Press
2017Campbell, John L. and Hall, John A.The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial CrisisPrinceton University Press
2016Choudhry, Sujit; Khosla, Madhav; and Bhanu Mehta, PratapOxford Handbook of the Indian ConstitutionOxford University Press
2017Eaton, KentTerritory and Ideology in Latin America: Policy Conflicts between National and Subnational GovernmentsOxford University Press
2016Garay, CandelariaSocial Policy Expansion in Latin AmericaCambridge University Press
2015Grégoire, Jean-Francois and Jewkes, MichaelRecognition and Redistribution in Muultinational FederationsLeuven University Press
2017Hilgers, Tina and Macdonald, LauraViolence in Latin America and the Caribbean: Subnational Structures, Institutions, and Clientelistic NetworksCambridge University Press
2017Hopkins, David ARed Fighting Blue: How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American PoliticsCambridge University Press
2016Leslie Helleiner, JaneBorderline Canadianness: Border Crossing and Everyday Nationalism in NiagaraUniversity of Toronto Press
2017Keating, MichaelDebating Scotland: Issues of Independence and Union in the 2014 ReferendumOxford University Press
2017Keating, Michael and Laforest, GuyConstitutional Politics and the Territorial Question in Canada and the United Kingdom: Federalism and Devolution ComparedPalgrave Macmillan
2018Kenny, Michael and Pearce, NickShadows of Empire: The Anglosphere in British PoliticsPolity Press
2018Niedzwieki, SaraUneven Social Policies: The Politics of Subnational Variation in Latin AmericaCambridge University Press
2017Palermo, Francesco and Kösser, Karl Comparative Federalism: Constitutional Arrangements and Case LawHart Publishing
2018Peters, YvettePolitical Participation, Diffused Governance, and the Transformation of Democracy: Patterns of ChangeRoutledge
2017Roy, Himanshu; Singh, MP; and Chouhan, A.P.SState Politics in IndiaNew Delhi: Primus Books
2017Sadananandan, AnoopWhy Democracy Deepens: Political Information and Decentralisation in IndiaCambridge University Press
2017Schakel, Arjan et alRegional and National Elections in Eastern Europe: Territoriality of the Vote in Ten CountriesPalgrave Macmillan
2018Sharma, Chanchal Kumar and Swenden, WilfriedUnderstanding Contemporary Indian Federalism: Competing Perspectives, New Challenges and Future DirectionsRoutledge
2017Siekmeier, James F.Latin American Nationalism: Identity in a Globalizing WorldBloomsbury
2016Soifer, HillelState Building in Latin AmericaCambridge University Press
2018Sona N. Golder et alMulti-Level Electoral Politics: Beyond the Second-Order Election ModelOxford University Press
2018Stjepanovic, DejanMultiethnic Regionalisms in Southeastern Europe: Statehood AlternativesPalgrave Macmillan
2016Tatham, MichaelWith, Without or Againt the State? How European Regions Play the Brussels GameOxford University Press
2016Vampa, DavideThe Regional Politics of Welfare in Italy, Spain and Great BritainPalgrave Macmillan
2018Wimmer, AndreasNation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall ApartPrinceton University Press
2016Ziegfeld, AdamWhy Regional Parties? Clientelism, Elites and the Indian Party SystemCambridge University Press

Other Reviews

Publishers are welcome to send books for review to the below address:

Daniel Cetrà
St John's Land 3rd floor
Centre on Constitutional Change, University of Edinburgh
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AQ

The journal is also open to commissioning relevant book reviews outside the list. Please contact Daniel Cetrà to discuss further.

Editorial information

  • Book Review Editor: Daniel Cetrà, University of Edinburgh (d.cetra@ed.ac.uk)

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