Federalism, Finance, and Social Legislation in Canada, Australia, and the United States

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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTIONxi
1. THE PROBLEMS OUTLINED1

2. PUBLIC FINANCE AND SOCIAL LEGISLATION IN THE UNITED STATES
I. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM8
II. CO-OPERATION ON FINANCIAL MATTERS: FEDERAL AID13
III. CO-OPERATION ON FINANCIAL MATTERS: OVER- LAPPING TAXATION18
IV. OTHER TYPES OF CO-OPERATION BEFORE 193023
V. SUMMARY: THE POSITION IN 193025
VI. SOCIAL LEGISLATION BEFORE THE NEW DEAL26
VII. THE NEW DEAL30
VIII. CO-OPERATIVE FEDERALISM39
IX. SUMMARY43

3. FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL FINANCIAL RELATIONS IN CANADA
I. THE POSITION AT FEDERATION45
II. THE FINANCIAL SETTLEMENT52
III. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM IN PRACTICE59
IV. DEVELOPMENTS, 1874-191366
V. POLITICAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM77

4. FEDERAL-STATE FINANCIAL RELATIONS IN AUSTRALIA
I. THE POSITION AT FEDERATION80
II. THE FINANCIAL SETTLEMENT81
III. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM IN PRACTICE86
IV. THE 1910 SETTLEMENT98
V. FROM 1910 TO 1927100
VI. THE FINANCIAL AGREEMENT AND ITS RESULTS112
VII. THE WAR-TIME ARRANGEMENTS117

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