As UK Government And Politics Textbook
Fully updated for all students taking the new AS specifications and revised post-UK election.
Topical reading essential for exam success.- Review all the key developments in UK politics from the last year, with expert analysis you can draw on both throughout your course and in the exams- Go beyond your textbooks to build a bank of up-to-date examples and data, helping you develop knowledgeable and persuasive arguments- Know how to hit the highest grades with guidance from experienced teachers and authors, Neil McNaughton and Eric MageeContentsChapter 1: The 2017 general election: an earthquake or just a tremor?Chapter 2: After the 2017 general election: governing without a majorityChapter 3: City and regional mayors: how much power do they really have?Chapter 4: The Central Executive: what happened to collective responsibility?Chapter 5: Pluralism: Does social media enhance or threaten democracy?Chapter 6: The Supreme Court: is it too powerful?Chapter 7: Pressure groups: three contemporary case studies (the Fawcett Society, the Taxpayers' Alliance, UK Finance)Chapter 8: Time for a British Bill of Rights?Chapter 9: European Union: what are the key issues for Brexit?Chapter 10: Scotland: is nationalism in terminal decline?
The 4th edition of this popular textbook has been fully revised and updated to match the requirements for the new A level in Government and Politics for the Edexcel and AQA exam board specifications. Written by renowned author Andrew Heywood, this lively text expertly introduces A-level students to the basics of UK politics, and covers key areas including political parties, elections and referendums, voting behaviour and the media, the Constitution, Parliament, Judiciary and the European Union.
Trusted author Neil McNaughton brings you his bestselling Politics textbook, fully updated for the 2017 Edexcel specification; combining the latest facts and figures with a detailed analysis of post EU-referendum politics. Detailed coverage of relevant political developments will build students' knowledge and help them develop a critical understanding of UK government and politics today.
Inspire political thinking with our bestselling Politics textbook, fully updated for the 2017 specifications; combining up-to date commentary and analysis with case studies and features, all to help students get their best grade. Covering key topics for all exam boards, this textbook puts politics in context with topical analysis of politics today and how UK governmental and political history shaped current events and thinking.