Understanding A/S Level Government Politics

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Manchester University Press, 2003 M12 5 - 311 páginas
This book covers the A/S level government and politics syllabuses offered by the main examination boards in the UK. Written in clear, accessible, easy to understanding language, with checklists, bullet points, chapter summaries, boxes and charts, revision notes and sample examination questions, as well as further sources of information, in both written form and on the web, it covers everything from the electoral system and parties to the EU and constitutional reform.

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Key concepts in British Politics
9
Participation
18
Political participation and citizenship
26
Elections and voting
39
Electoral systems
77
Pressure groups
90
Political parties and the party system
112
ideologies policies and approaches
127
The monarchy
180
The Cabinet and the Prime Minister
188
Whitehall and the civil service
211
the role and operations of the House of Commons
222
The House of Lords
253
The effectiveness of Parliament
264
future possibilities
278
Index
307

postwar trends
142
The British constitution
162

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Christopher Wilson has vast experience of teaching politics in schools, is an A/S level government and politics examiner, and is an active member of the Politics Association

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