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  Federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A federation (from the Latin fœdus, "covenant") is a state comprised of a number of self-governing regions (often themselves referred to as "states") united by a central ("federal") government.
In a federation, the self-governing status of the component states is constitutionally entrenched and may not be altered by a unilateral decision of the central government.
A federal upper house may be based on a special scheme of apportionment, as is the case in the senates of the United States and Australia, where each state is represented by an equal number of senators irrespective of the size of its population.
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 Federalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Federalism is a system of government in which power is constitutionally divided between a central authority and constituent political units (like states or provinces).
The case for federalism is advanced by federalist theory, which argue that federalism provides a robust constitutional system that anchors pluralist democracy, and that it enhances democratic participation through providing dual citizenship in a compound republic.
Federalism is one of the three pillars of the U.S. Constitution.
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 Federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Exceptions may occur in which certain parts of the federation are under more direct control of the federal government, as is the case with the autonomous 'territories' of Canada and Australia (see Australian federalism), with Union Territories in India and with the United States District of Columbia.
One method, known as 'intrastate federalism', is to directly represent the governments of component states in federal political institutions.
Formal federalism (or 'constitutional federalism') - the delineation of powers is specified in a written constitution.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federation   (2733 words)

  
 wiki/Federation Definition / wiki/Federation Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Federal RepublicA federal republic is, as the term suggests, a state which is both a federation and a republic.
In a federation, unlike in a unitary state, the self-governing status of autonomous regions is constitutionally entrenched and cannot be revoked by a unilateral decision of the central government.
Federation of MalayaThe Federation of Malaya, or in Malay Persekutuan Tanah Melayu, was formed in 1948 from the British settlements of Penang and Malacca and the nine Malay states and replaced the Malayan Union.
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 Federation (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Federation - a state governed under the system of federalism.
Federation of Australia - a specific historical event.
Identity federation - a concept in identity management referring to the decentralised storage of information related to users of one or more IT systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federation_(disambiguation)   (196 words)

  
 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For alternative meanings, see Federation (disambiguation).'' A '''federation''' (from the Latin ''fœdus'', "covenant") is a state comprised of a number of self-governing regions (often themselves referred to as "states") united by a central ("federal") government.
In a federation, the self-governing status of the state (non-sovereign) component states is constitutionally entrenched and may not be altered by a unilateral decision of the central government.
Federations may be ethnicity multi-ethnic, or cover a large area of territory, although neither is necessarily the case.
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 FEDERATION FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Exceptions may occur in which certain parts of the federation are under more direct control of the federal government, as is the case with the autonomous 'territories' of Canada and Australia (see Australian_federalism), with Union Territories in India and with the United States District_of_Columbia.
Where a federation has a bicameral legislature the upper_house is often used to represent the component states while the lower_house represents the people of the nation as a whole.
A First_Ministers_conference of the prime minister and the provincial premiers is the ''de facto'' highest political forum in the land, although it is not mentioned in the constitution.
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 Jewish Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In a federation the self-governing status of the component states is constitutionally entrenched and may notbe altered by a unilateral decision of the central government.
Federations may be multi-ethnic, or cover a large area of territory, althoughneither is necessarily the case.
In a federation the component states are regarded as in some sense sovereign, in so far as certain powers are reserved to themthat may not be exercised by the central government.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Exceptions may occur in which certain parts of the federation are under more direct control of the federal government, as is the case with the autonomous 'territories' of Canada and Australia, and with the United States District of Columbia.
A unitary state may closely resemble a federation in structure and, while a central government may possess the theoretical right to revoke the autonomy of a self-governing region, it may be highly politically difficult for it to do so in practice.
The European Union (EU) possesses some of the attributes of a federal state but its central government is far weaker than that of most federations so it is usually characterised as an unprecedented form of supra-national alliance, confederation or union.
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 US [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty, in that an American citizen is a citizen both of the federal entity and of their state of residence....
Each of the 50 states has a high level of local autonomy under the system of federalismA federation (from the Latin fœdus, "covenant") is a state comprised of a number of self-governing regions (often themselves referred to as "states") united by a central ("federal") government.
None at federal level The United States is (as of 2004) the home of approximately 336 languages (spoken or signed) of which 176 are indigenous to the area.
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 US (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
the ICAO code for the airport at Mirny, Sakha Republic, Russian Federation.
United States (disambiguation) a disambiguation of this disambiguation.
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.butte-silverbow.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/US_(disambiguation)   (162 words)

  
 Global union federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A global union federation is an international federation of national and regional trade unions organising in specific industry sectors or occupational groups, sometimes also known as an international trade secretariat.
Most major unions are members of one or more global union federations, relevant to the sectors where they have their members.
Normally, the individual union will also be affiliated to a national trade union center, which in turn can be affiliated to a world body such as the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, ICFTU.
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 Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mechanically scanned color television was demonstrated by Bell Laboratories in June 1929 using three complete systems of photoelectric cells, amplifiers, glow-tubes, and color filters, with a series of mirrors to superimpose the red, green, and blue images into one full color image.
In the U.S., the Federal Communications Commission allowed stations to broadcast advertisements, but insisted on public service programming commitments as a requirement for a license.
By contrast, the United Kingdom chose a different route, imposing a television licence fee on owners of television reception equipment, to fund the BBC, which had public service as part of its Royal Charter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television   (5787 words)

  
 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
'''''Federation''''' can refer to: *Federation - a state governed under the system of federalism.
*Federated identity Identity federation - a concept in identity management referring to the decentralised storage of information related to users of one or more IT systems.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article Federation (disambiguation).
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 Encyclopedia: Petroleum
World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb.
See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States.
A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Petroleum   (8516 words)

  
 Bambooweb: New York
A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or US).
The individual state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty.
Under the United States Constitution, the federal government can legislate only on matters explicitly delegated to it by the Constitution, with the remaining governmental powers belonging to each individual state.
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 health Affairs Association Federation - health-notes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
against motions by Social Affairs Minister Jaak...Family Planning and Sexual Health Association, the survey...Assembly of the Russian Federation for ratification...
Commercial Workers Union, National Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association have joined...a lack of affordable health care, discrimination...
A unitary state is sometimes one with only a single, centralised, national tier of government.
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 GCC optimizations aim to popularize Itanium
The Gelato Federation hashed out the plan at a January meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, attended by representatives of HP, Intel, and the GCC community.
Additional details about the Federation's GCC optimization plans can be found here.
The Gelato Federation was founded by HP in March of 2002.
www.linuxdevices.com /news/NS2559155449.html   (369 words)

  
 International Coaching Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For other uses of the word, see coach (disambiguation) or coachinginn.
A coach is a person who teaches and directs another person via encouragement and advice.
In the case of a team, the coach observes the team'scurrent...
www.elusiveeye.com /side42761-international-coaching-federation.html   (597 words)

  
 Federated Mutual Funds
1) " Federated" -- As to Federated Mutual Funds
Mutual describes a form of business enterprise which is owned by thosewho do business with it.
Commonly appearing connections are : Federal Withholding Tax, Federal Court, February Holiday, Feathered Masks, Feather Flex, Faux Tox, Faultless, Fatigues, Fatigue, Fath De Fath, Farmington Missouri, Farmers Branch Texas, Fantom Vacuum Cleaners, Fantasy Baseball Stats, Fanny Bags, Fallon Nevada, Fall River Massachusetts, Fake Fireplaces, Fake Designer, Fairmont North Carolina
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 FCI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
FCI is also an abbreviation for the Fédération Cynologique Internationale, a dog breed standards organization.
This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
If you followed a link here, you might want to go back and fix that link to point to the appropriate specific page.
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 Diary for nanholda
The workshop, hosted by the Gelato Federation and the Federation's founding sponsor, HP, was held on January 26-27 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Development contributions are planned to be made according to the GCC 4.1 release cycle schedule, and results will be shared at the Gelato Federation Meeting May 23-25 in San Jose, California (http://www.gelato.org/community/events/sanjose).
The Gelato Federation is the global research community dedicated to advancing the Linux Itanium platform through collaborative relationships targeting real-world problems and solutions.
www.advogato.org /person/nanholda/diary.html?start=1   (1588 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Universal Wrestling Federation
People who viewed "Universal Wrestling Federation" also viewed:
The name Universal Wrestling Federation may refer to:
One of a number of related Japanese puroresu (pro wrestling) promotions.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Universal-Wrestling-Federation   (133 words)

  
 etymology.ca - federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Espinos is already WKF President with Singapore Karatedo Federation President, Richard Ng Sing Hua'
National Wildlife Federation (NWF) National Wildlife Federation (NWF) "The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member-supported conservation group, uniting individuals, or...
The New South Wales Premier supports federation, but not the referendum.
etymology.ca /federation/reference/search   (47 words)

  
 IBF - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
International Boxing Federation (IBF) is one of several boxing organisations.
International Basketball Federation -- see Fédération Internationale de Basketball
If you were referred here by a link in an article, you might want to go back and fix the link to point directly to the intended page.
www.free-definition.com /IBF.html   (98 words)

  
 Television - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
TV as social pathogen, opiate, mass mind control, etc.
Andrew Bushard Federation Without Television: the Blossoming Movement (Xlibris Corporation, 2001) ISBN 0738852864 (Note: Xlibris is a print on demand self-publishing house.)
Terence McKenna Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge, A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution (Bantam, 1992) ISBN 0553078682
open-encyclopedia.com /Television   (4285 words)

  
 artstore.ca - Womens Aid Federation England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Suggested Web Sites about Womens Aid Federation England
Copyright © 2004 Women's Aid Federation of England.
Doncaster Women's Aid Member of the Women's Aid Federation of England Here to listen Here to Help Services Available...
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