Johanne Poirier

McGill University - Faculty of Law

Law Professor

3644 Peel Street

Montreal H3A 1W9, Quebec

Canada

http://www.mcgill.ca/law/about/profs/poirier-johanne

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Une source paradoxale du droit constitutionnel canadien: Les ententes intergouvernementales (A Paradoxical Source of Canadian Constitutional Law: Intergovernmental Agreements)

(2009) Revue québécoise de droit constitutionnel 1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, fédéralisme, intergovernmental agreements, ententes intergouvernementales, source of law, source de droit

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Intergovernmental Agreements in Canada: At the Crossroads between Law and Politics

in Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University : The State of the Federation 2001-2002, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Kingston/Montréal, 2003, pp. 425-462
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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intergovernmental agreements, ententes intergouvernementales, fédéralisme, federalism, cooperative federalism, fédéralisme coopératif, division of powers, partage des compétences

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Conclusion: Comparative Experience of Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems

"Conclusion: Comparative Experience of Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems", in POIRIER, Johanne, SAUNDERS, Cheryl, KINCAID, John (eds.), Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems: Comparative Structures and Dynamics, Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 440-498
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier and Cheryl Saunders
McGill University - Faculty of Law and University of Melbourne - Law School
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federalism, intergovernmental relations, comparative, law, politics

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Comparing Intergovernmental Relations and Cooperative Mechanisms in Federal Systems: An Introduction

in POIRIER, Johanne, SAUNDERS, Cheryl et KINCAID, John (eds.), Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems: Comparative Structures and Dynamics, Oxford University Press, 2015, pp 1-13
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier and Cheryl Saunders
McGill University - Faculty of Law and University of Melbourne - Law School
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federalism, intergovernmental relations, comparative, law, politics

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Who is Afraid of (Con)Federalism?

in DESCHOUWER, Kris et POIRIER, Johanne, eds, (Con)Federalism: Cure or Curse?, e-Book, Re-Bel Initiative (Re-Thinking Belgian Institutions in European Context), Brussels 2015, pp. 27-41
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, confederalism, Belgium, political ideology, institutional design, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

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The Functions of Intergovernmental Agreements: Post-Devolution Concordats in a Comparative Perspective

(Spring 2001) Public Law 134-157
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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devolution, federalism, concordats, intergovernmental agreements, United Kingdom, Canada, Belgium, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, United States, Spain, comparative constitutional law

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Souveraineté parlementaire et armes à feu: le fédéralisme coopératif dans la ligne de mire? (Parliamentary Sovereignty and Firearms: Cooperative Federalism on the Line)

(2015) 45 Revue de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke, pp. 47-131
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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fédéralisme, federalism, fédéralisme coopératif, cooperative federalism, souveraineté parlementaire, parliamentary sovereignty, chevauchement de compétences, legislative overlap

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Formal Mechanisms of Intergovernmental Relations in Belgium

(2002) 12 :3 Regional and Federal Studies (U-K) 24-54
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Belgium, federalism, intergovernmental relations, cooperative federalism, intergovernmental agreements, dispute resolution

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Autonomy and Diversity

Johanne Poirier, "Autonomy and Diversity" in Ron Watts and Rupak Chattopadhyay, eds, Building on and Accomodating Diversities (New Delhi: Viva Books, 2008) 37
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 May 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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autonomy, diversity, empowerment, collective rights, institutional design

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Multilevel Governance and Social Policy: Observations from the Perspective of Comparative Federalism

Actes des Ateliers 2008 sur la Gouvernance à niveaux multiples au sein de l’Union européenne, Comité des Régions, 2009, 225-240
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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social policy, institutional design, multilevel governance, comparative federalism, European Union, social protection

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Les ententes intergouvernementales et la gouvernance fédérale: aux confins du droit et du non-droit (Intergovernmental Agreeements And Federal Governance: On the Fringes of Law)

in GAUDREAULT-DESBIENS, Jean-François, GÉLINAS, Fabien, Le fédéralisme dans tous ses états: Gouvernance, identité et méthodologie/The Sates and Moods of Federalism: Governance, Identity and Methodology, Carswell/Bruylant, Montréal/Bruxelles, 2005, pp. 441-474
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Jun 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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relations intergouvernementales, intergovernmental relations, ententes intergouvernementales, intergovernmental agreements, État fédéral, federal state, federalism, fédéralisme, governance, gouvernance,

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Le droit public survira-t-il à sa contractualisation? Le cas des accords de coopération dans le système fédéral belge (Will Public Law Survive its Contractualization? Cooperation Agreements in the Belgian Federal System)

Numéro spécial de la Revue de droit de l’ULB, Vol. 33, pp. 261-314, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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accords de coopération, cooperation agreements, intergovernmental agreements, ententes intergouvernementales, fédéralisme, federalism, Belgique, Belgium, pluralisme juridique, legal pluralism

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Federalism, Social Policy and Competing Visions of the Canadian Social Union

(2002) 13 National Journal of Constitutional Law 355-435
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 May 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, fédéralisme, social policy, politique sociale, social union, union sociale, intergovernmental relations, relations intergouvernementales, distribution of powers, répartition des compétences

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Fédéralisme en Belgique et au Canada : Parallèles, dissonances et paradoxes (Federalism in Belgium and Canada: Parallels, Dissonance and Paradoxes)

Septentrion: Arts, lettre et culture de Flandre et des Pays-Bas, 2004, pp. 26-32
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Fédéralisme, federalism, Belgium, Canada, bipolarité, bipolatiry tensions politiques, political tensions, multipolarité, multipolarity, institutions fédérales, federal institutions

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Le débat sur la fédéralisation de la sécurité sociale en Belgique: le miroir du vouloir-vivre ensemble? (The Federalization of Social Security in Belgium)

(2000) 2 Revue belge de sécurité sociale 331-379
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier and Steven Vansteenkiste
McGill University - Faculty of Law and KU Leuven
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sécurité sociale, social policy, federalism, fédéralisme, public policy, politiques publiques, répartition des compétences, division of powers, multinational federations, fédérations multinationales

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The Belgian Federation: Tools of Appeasement, Instruments of Confrontation

in Rekha Saxena, ed, Varieties of Federal Governance: Major Contemporary Models (New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp 344-377
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, institutional design, Belgium, multinationalism, accommodation, minorities

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Quand le 'non-droit' fait la loi: les accords de coopération et l'hypothèse du pluralisme juridique (When 'Non-Law' Makes Law: Cooperation Agreements and the Hypothesis of Legal Pluralism)

Site collaboratif de recherches sur l’avenir du droit public
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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pluralisme juridique, legal pluralism, ententes intergouvernementales, intergovernmental agreements, normativité juridique, legal normativity, ordre juridique, legal order, droit positif, positive law, droit public, public law

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Layered Social Federalism: From the Myth of Exclusive Competences to the Categorical Imperative of Cooperation

in Cantillon, Bea, Popelier, Patricia & Mussche, Ninke (eds), Social Federalism: The Creation of a Layered Welfare State: The Belgian Case, Cambridge, Intersentia, 2011, pp 279-290
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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distribution of competences, social protection, coordination, cooperation, public actors, spending power, joint decision trap, identity politics, multinational, federalism, Belgium

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Les fédérations belge et canadienne: essai de comparaison synthétique et systématique (Belgian and Canadian Federations: A Synthetic and Systematic Comparison)

39 Revue de droit de l'ULB 13, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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environnement, environment, fédéralisme, federalism, Canada, Belgique, Belgium, droit comparé, politique comparée, comparative law, comparative politics, comparative constitutional law, droit constitutionnel comparé

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Les accords de coopération dans le processus de réformes institutionnelles: Instruments d'exécution ou d'ingénierie constitutionnelle? (The Impact of Cooperation Agreements in Constitutional Reforms: Instruments of Execution or Constitutional Engineering?)

in Les Accords du Lambermont: approfondissement du fédéralisme ou erreur d’aiguillage?, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2003, pp. 63-119
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, fédéralisme, source of law, sources du droit, intergovernmental agreements, ententes intergouvernementales, constitutional engineering, ingénierie constitutionnelle

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Autonomie politique et minorités francophones du Canada: réflexions sur un angle mort de la typologie classique de Will Kymlicka (Political Autonomy and Canadian Francophone Minorities: Reflexions on 'Kymlicka's Blind Spot')

Johanne Poirier, "Autonomie politique et minorités francophones du Canada: Réflexions sur un angle mort de la typologie classique de Will Kymlicka", (2012) 1 Minorités linguistiques et société / Linguistic Minorities and Society, 66
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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autonomie politique, typologie des minorités, minorités linguistiques, minorités nationales, minorité francophone du Canada, political autonomy, classification of minorities, linguistic minorities, national minorities, Canadian French-speaking minority

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Protection constitutionnelle des minorités linguistiques: Un exercice-fiction de transposition du modèle fédéral belge au Canada (Constitutional Protection of Linguistic Minorities: A Hypothetical Transposition of the Belgian Model in Canada)

The Supreme Court Law Review, Vol. 31, pp. 161-200, 2006, Langues, constitutionnalisme et minorités (Language, Constitutionalism and Minorities), Butterworths, Toronto, pp. 161-200, 2006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, fédéralisme, non-territorial federalism, fédéralisme non-territorial, personal federalism, fédéralisme personnel, minorities, minorités, Belgium, Belgique, Canada

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Au-delà des droits linguistiques et du fédéralisme classique: favoriser l’autonomie institutionnelle des francophonies minoritaires du Canada (Beyond Linguistic Rights and Classical Federalism: Institutional Autonomy for French-Speakers Outside Québec in Canada)

Cardinal, Linda; Gilbert, Anne; Thériault, Joseph-Yvon, L’Espace francophone en milieu minoritaire au Canada: nouveaux enjeux, nouvelles mobilisations, Fides, Montréal, page 513-563, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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linguistic rights, droits linguistiques, federalism, fédéralisme, autonomie institutionnelle, institutional autonomy, french-speakers, francophones, minorities, minorités

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Belgium: Less than Sum of Its Parts

Inroads 23, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Belgium, Europe, federalism, divided societies, consociativism, institutional design, bridge-building, autonomy

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Les accords de coopération entre partenaires fédéraux : entre ‘sources du droit’ et ‘soft law’ (Cooperation Agreements between Federal Partners: Between 'Sources of Law' and 'Soft Law')

dans Isabelle HACHEZ, Hugues DUMONT, François OST, Michel VANDEKERCHOVE, dir., Les sources du droit revisitées, Anthémis, Bruxelles, 2013, pp. 887-935.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Aug 2016
Kevin Munungu and Johanne Poirier
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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accords de coopération, cooperation agreements, fédéralisme belge, Belgian federalism, sources du droit, sources of law, soft law, HLA Hart, cour constitutionnelle, constitutional court, souveraineté parlementaire, parliamentary sovereignty, droit positif, positive law

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The Ties that Bind 'Post-National' Polities Together: An Introduction

Fossum, John Erik ; Magnette, Paul ; Poirier, Johanne, The Ties that Bind : Accommodating Diversity in Canada and the European Union, Peter Lang, Brussels/Oxford/Bern etc., pages 11-30, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
John Erik Fossum and Johanne Poirier
University of Oslo - Advanced Research on the Europeanisation of the Nation State (ARENA) and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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post-nationalism, federalism, constitutional patriotism, diversity, comparative politics, Canada, European Union, pluralism, democracy

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La coopération à Bruxelles: la dimension fédérale-régionale [Samenwerking in Brussel: de federaal-regionale dimensie] (Cooperation in Brussels: The Federal-Regional Dimension)

in CATTOIR, Philippe et al. (dir.), Autonomie, solidarité et coopération : Quelques enjeux du fédéralisme belge au 21e siècle, Larcier, Bruxelles, 2002, pp. 489-524
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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coopération intergouvernementales, intergovernemental cooperation, Belgique, Belgium, États fédéraux, federal states, partage des compétences, divisions of power, federalism, fédéralisme

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Les relations fédérales-régionales relatives à Bruxelles: contrôle et coopération (Federal-Regional Relations Relative to Brussels: Control and Cooperation)

(1999) 4 Revue belge de droit constitutionnel pp 351-370
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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capitales fédérales, federal capitals, Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels-Capital, unité nationale, national unity, intervention fédérale, federal intervention, autonomie, autonomy, coopération, cooperation, Belgium, Belgique, fédéralisme, federalism, fédéralisme comparé, comparative federalism

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Pouvoir normatif et protection sociale dans les fédérations multinationales (Normative Power and Social Protection in Multinational Federations)

Johanne Porier, "Pouvoir normatif et protection sociale dans les fédérations multinationales" (2001) 16:2 Revue canadienne Droit et Société/Canadian Journal of Law and Society 137
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2016
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McGill University - Faculty of Law
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pouvoir normatif, normative power, protection sociale, social protection, fédération multinationale, multinational federation, répartition des compétences, distribution of powers, pouvoir partagé, shared power, fédéralisme, federalism

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Bruxelles comme capitale fédérale au regard du droit comparé (Brussels as a Federal Capital from the Perspective of Comparative Law)

(1991) 4 Fédéralisme 275-334
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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fédéralisme, federalism, capital city, capitale, unité nationale, national unity, institutions

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Fédéralisme Coopératif et Droits Linguistiques AU Canada: Peut-On « Contractualiser » Le Droit des Minorités? (Cooperative Federalism and Linguistic Rights in Canada: Can We 'Contractualize' Minority Rights?)

Alain-G. Gagnon et Pierre Noreau, dir, Constitutionnalisme, droits et diversité: Mélanges en l'honneur de José Woehrling, Montréal, Thémis, 2017 317-347.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Language rights, linguistic minorities, intergovernmental relations, intergovernmental agreements, contractualisation, federalism, Canada

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Citoyennetés multiples, fragmentées et superposées: la recherche d'un point d'ancrage (Multiple, Fragmented and Superimposed Citizenships: The Search for an Anchor Point)

(2001) 2 Revue belge de droit constitutionnel 139-154
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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citoyenneté, citizenship, Europe, Canada, solidarité, solidarity

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Protection sociale et citoyenneté dans les fédérations multinationales (Social Protection and Citizenship in Multinational Federations)

in JENSON, Jane, MARQUES-PERRERA, Bérangère, REMACLE, Éric (dir.), L’état des citoyennetés en Europe et dans les Amériques, Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal, 2007, 195-214
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
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McGill University - Faculty of Law
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protection sociale, social protection, citoyenneté, citoyenneté culturelle, citoyenneté sociale, citizenship, cultural citizenship, social citizenship, multinational federations, fédérations multinationales, solidarité, solidarity, T. Marshall, Canada, Belgium, Belgique, Spain, Espagne, Scotland

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Intergovernmental Aspects of Disability Policies in Belgium

in Cameron, David, Fraser, Valentine (dir.), Disability and Federalism: Comparing Different Approaches to Full Participation, McGill-Queen’s Press, Montréal/Kingston/London, 2001, pp. 97-149
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, Belgium, disability, handicap, division of powers, social policy

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La coopération « Bruxelles – Europe » : chronique d’un dialogue amorcé ('Brussels-Europe' Cooperation: Chronicle of an Initiated Dialogue)

De Groof, Roel, Brussels and Europe/Bruxelles et l’Europe, Academic and Scientific Publishers/Politeia, Brussels, page 333-358
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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European Union, Brussels, intergovernmental relations, cooperation, European capital, Union européenne, Bruxelles, relations intergouvernementales, coopération, capitale européenne

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Choix, statut et mission d'une capitale fédérale: Bruxelles au regard du droit comparé (Choice, Status and Function of a Federal Capital: Brussels Through a Comparative Lens)

WITTE, Else, et al. (eds), Bruxelles et son statut, Larcier, Bruxelles, pp. 61-97, 1999
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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capitale, capital city, Belgium, Belgique, federalism, fédéralisme, comparative law, droit comparé, unité nationale, national unity

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Taking Aim at Cooperative Federalism: The Long-Gun Registry Decision by the Supreme Court of Canada 

POIRIER, Johanne, « Taking Aim at Cooperative Federalism: The Long-Gun Registry Decision by the Supreme Court of Canada », International Journal of Constitutional Law Blog (I-Connect), 15 April 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Johanne Poirier
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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federalism, dualist federalism, cooperative federalism, administrative federalism, parliamentary supremacy, long-gun registry, gun control