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Lessons from the Political Economy of Small Islands: The Resourcefulness of Jurisdiction

Lessons from the Political Economy of Small Islands: The Resourcefulness of Jurisdiction (Hardback)

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The book focuses on the experience of six North Atlantic, cold-water islands boasting distinct constitutional arrangements. These range from full sovereignty (Iceland), to federation (Prince Edward Island; Newfoundland and Labrador), to federacy or home rule status (Faroe Islands; Isle of Man; Aland Islands). It explores how different constitutional, political and cultural features of these islands are deployed in strategic economic thinking and planning, leading these jurisdictions to craft a real 'political economy'. The comparative interplay of economic and juridical resources is taken up in relation to four major economic domains: the primary sector; small-scale manufacturing; export of knowledge-based services and tourism. In the outcome, practical 'best practice' proposals are suggested. The book shows the 'gift of jurisdiction' as a strategy enabler, with law and public policy serving as the fuel for development in a decentralizing globalized world offering loopholes or special arrangements to exploit.

BusinessEconomicsMacroeconomicsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & government Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 06/06/2000 ISBN-13: 9780333778173  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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GODFREY BALDACCHINO is Lecturer and Research Officer, University of Malta. He is author of Global Tourism and Informal Labour Relations: The Small Scale Syndrome at Work (1997) and co-editor (with R.Greenwood) of Competing Strategies of Socio-Economic Development for Small Islands (1998). DAVID MILNE, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Studies, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada; now retired and living in Malta. His books include The Canadian Constitution, Tug of War: Ottawa and the Provinces under Trudeau and Mulroney, and The Garden Transformed: Prince Edward Island, 1945-1980.

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