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Topical, up-to-date and essential reading for exam success. Featuring information and analysis of recent events in US politics, this book provides you with topical source material to draw on for tasks throughout your course, and for answering examination questions. Written by an experienced and acknowledged expert in the field of US politics, this is the book you need if you are aiming for the highest grades at A2. - Reviews the key events and developments of 2016 you need to know - Students can analyse up-to-date examples and data to present knowledgeable and persuasive arguments - Written by an expert in US politics who knows what you need to know to get those top grades - The perfect update for your textbook, bringing you right up to date with all the topical material you need to succeed in your exams Contents Chapter 1 Still the 'invisible primary'? Chapter 2 The Democrats: Hillary...eventually Chapter 3 The Republicans: Trumped! Chapter 4 The conventions: hope trumps fear Chapter 5 The campaign Chapter 6 The result: an overview Chapter 7 Why did Trump win? Chapter 8 The congressional elections: ending divided government? Chapter 9 The Supreme Court in 2016
Written by a senior examiner, Barry Pavier, this Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 3B: Introducing Political Ideologies; clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills requiredexam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade.
Exam Revision Notes are the essential foundation for a successful revision programme. The aim of A2 Political Ideologies is to accelerate the learning process by providing systematic and concise coverage of the subject core, allowing you time to develop the higher-level skills of analysis and evaluation. Written by an experienced examiner, the notes are accompanied by short commentaries which highlight key points, identify common pitfalls and offer guidance on underlying patterns. This effective combination of essential notes and invaluable expert advice creates the ideal revision resource.
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Written by experienced teachers Andrew Colclough and Sarra Jenkins this Student Guide for Politics: -Identifies the key content you need to know with a concise summary of topics examined in the A-level specifications -Enables you to measure your understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers at the end of the guide -Helps you to improve your exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions -Develops your independent learning skills with content you can use for further study and research
A clear and accessible introduction to the political creeds and doctrines that have dominated and shaped politics around the world. The sixth edition has been thoroughly updated throughout and now has a new chapter on the rise of religious politics and Islamism and an improved page design to aid student learning.
Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for Edexcel AS UK Government & Politics you can: - Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise, with content summaries and commentary from author Neil McNaughton - Show you fully understand key topics by using the examples to add depth to your knowledge of political subject issues - Apply political terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics - Improve your skills to tackle exam questions, with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers - Get exam-ready with last-minute quick quizzes at http://www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes CONTENTS: Unit 1 People and Politics 1 Democracy and political participation 2 Party policies and ideas 3 Elections 4 Pressure groups Unit 2 Governing the UK 5 The constitution 6 Parliament 7 The prime minister and cabinet 8 Judges and civil liberties
This 4th edition has accessible, informed and specification-focused discussion of the key facts and ideas, to help you succeed in AS Politics. - Address the latest relevant political developments including the AV referendum, realities of coalition government, Scottish independence and the UK's relationship with the EU - Summarises and explains key terms to help you understand the most important points - An improved design to aid navigation and study CONTENTS Unit 1 - People and Politics Democracy and political participation Party policies and ideas Elections Pressure Groups Unit 2 - Governing the UK The UK constitution Parliament The prime minister and cabinet The judiciary and civil liberties
A topical and accessible introductory guide to the workings of the UK's Westminster Parliament, in both theory and practice. It outlines the history, structure and functions of the Parliament and provides a topical evaluation of how well those functions are performed. Especial attention is paid to the relationships the Parliament has with the government, the EU, devolved bodies, and the courts. There is also an analysis of the impact of recent and possible future Parliamentary reforms.Subjects covered include:* The UK Parliamentary System* The House of Lords* The House of Commons: Law-Making; Representing the People; Scrutinising the Executive* The Parliament and the European Union* The Parliament and the Devolved Bodies of the UK* The Parliament and the Courts* The Future of Parliament in an Age of Reform
Underpinned by the work of major thinkers such as Marx, Locke, Weber, Hobbes and Foucault, the first half of the book looks at political concepts including: the state and sovereignty; the nation; democracy; representation and legitimacy; freedom; equiality and rights; obligation; and citizenship. There is also a specific chapter which addresses the role of ideology in the shaping of politics and society. The second half of the book addresses traditional theoretical subjects such as socialism, Marxism and nationalism, before moving on to more contemporary movements such as environmentalism, ecologism and feminism.
This well-established textbook gives students a thorough understanding of the machinery and processes of government in the United Kingdom as well as of the forces shaping the country’s politics. For the fourth edition the text has been substantially updated to take account of the many significant shifts in British politics since 1997, especially the constitutional reforms of the 1997 Labour government. Extensive annotated guides to further reading and suggested questions for discussion at the end of each chapter. A greater use of illustrative material, case studies and graphics, which supplement the text in a lively manner. Clear summaries of arguments and chronologies of complex events, as well as boxes giving biographical data on significant political figures. A dedicated website, www.blackwellpublishing.com/peele, features information on the book, sample chapters, updated articles so that teachers and students can be regularly updated between editions. A range of Internet resources to encourage students to keep up-to-date with a rapidly changing subject matter.
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