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Estudios constitucionales

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BAZAN, Víctor. ARGENTINE FEDERALISM: CURRENT SITUATION, CONTENTIOUS ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES. Estudios constitucionales [online]. 2013, vol.11, n.1, pp.37-88. ISSN 0718-5200.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-52002013000100003.

Essentially, the purposes of this essay are: (i) to present the current situation ofargen-tine federalism; (ii) to examine whether in reality have been fulfilled the guidelines established by the constitutional reform of 1994 to "strengthen" it; (iii) to analyze some issues of interest arising from federal dynamics, for example: (a) whether provincial constitutions can establish more rights than those contained in the Federal Constitution or provide rights already enshrined in this (and replicated in those) a stronger protectiveflow; (b) about the "federal clause" included in certain international human rights instruments, such as the Inter-American Convention on Human Rights, and (c) in relation to the impact of the conventionality control in federal relations; and, finally, (iv) to try to capturing the perspectives of federalism contained in the argentinian institutional horizon.

Keywords : Argentine Federalism; Constitutional reform of1994; Fundamental rights; National State; Provinces; Autonomous City of Buenos Aires; Municipalities; Federal clause in international human rights treaties; Conventionality control.

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