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Beyond Devolution and DecentralisationBuilding Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany$
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Alistair Cole

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780719070921

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.001.0001

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Wales and Brittany: history, politics, society

Wales and Brittany: history, politics, society

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Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation
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Alistair Cole

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0003

This chapter introduces the regions of Wales and Brittany in more detail, focusing in turn on their historical and political development, and their party systems. From a political-science perspective, devolution, decentralisation, and other forms of regional political capacity building provide a laboratory for comparative analysis. While firmly rooted in comparative methodology, this comparison of Wales and Brittany goes beyond the preoccupations of traditional comparison. Variables include the operation of, and popular support for, regional political institutions in Wales and Brittany; the role of dual and multiple identities in underpinning moves to regional autonomy; regional public policies and the operation of policy communities; and the weight of the external environment.

Keywords:   regional political institutions, party systems, political science, political capacity building, Wales, Brittany, devolution, decentralisation, regional autonomy

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