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US Government and Politics for A level Fifth Edition

US Government and Politics for A level Fifth Edition Author Anthony J Bennett
ISBN-10 9781471889387
Release 2017-11-20
Pages 450
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Let trusted author Anthony Bennett build your students political knowledge and understanding with our bestselling textbook, fully updated for the new specifications. Combining informed discussion with the latest facts and figures, this textbook provides accessible coverage of key topics for all exam boards. - Comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in US politics including the 2016 elections - Analysis and evaluation of the similarities and differences to UK politics - Definitions of key terms and concepts to help clarify knowledge and understanding of political language - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter to test and develop understanding of key topics, offering practice for short and essay questions



UK Government and Politics for AS A level Fifth Edition

UK Government and Politics for AS A level  Fifth Edition Author Philip Lynch
ISBN-10 9781471889257
Release 2017-08-29
Pages 352
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Download a pre-election eInspection copy today, to start your lesson planning for September 2017. Inspire political thinking with our bestselling politics textbook, fully updated the new 2017 specifications. Help students get their best grade with political commentary and analysis; the final edition of the book will include coverage of the June 2017 general election results. 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. - Extend knowledge and improve key skills with comprehensive coverage and analysis of relevant political developments, including possible consequences of Brexit, such as its effect on Scottish independence - Understand how different topics within the A-level link together with the new Synoptic Links feature - Develop key analysis and evaluation skills with activities and case studies throughout the textbook - look out for Debate, Case Study and Activity boxes - Clarify knowledge and understanding of political language with summaries and explanations of key terms - Test and develop understanding of key topics with exam focus sections tailored to the new Politics specifications



US Government Politics Annual Update 2018

US Government   Politics Annual Update 2018 Author Anthony J Bennett
ISBN-10 9781510416246
Release 2018-02-26
Pages 72
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Topical reading essential for exam success. - Review all the key developments in US 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 teacher and author, Anthony J. Bennett Contents Chapter 1: The Trump cabinet Chapter 2: To what extent can a President reshape the Supreme Court? Chapter 3: The Supreme Court: the 2016/2017 term Chapter 4: The Gorsuch nomination to the Supreme Court Chapter 5: More from the 2016 elections Chapter 6: The 2018 midterm congressional elections Chapter 7: Where's the Democratic Party going? Chapter 8: Presidential pardons Chapter 9: An assessment of Trump's first year



UK Government and Politics

UK Government and Politics Author Philip Lynch
ISBN-10 0340986638
Release 2010
Pages 350
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A comprehensive and accessible textbook for AS students across all exam boards. The best-selling AS UK Government & Politics is carefully structured around the specifications, combining informed discussion with the key facts and figures. - Definitions of key terms and concepts help understanding and revision. - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter offer source-based exercises relating to the text, as well as assignments for extension work, drawing on suggested reading and website listings. - Free extra content available at www.hodderplus.co.uk/philipallan, including web-based extension tasks, PowerPoint summaries and revision advice.



The New Politics of the Old South

The New Politics of the Old South Author Charles S. Bullock
ISBN-10 0742570215
Release 2010
Pages 319
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The latest presidential election demonstrated the national importance of the shifting demographics and partisan leanings of the Southern states. When it first appeared in 1998, The New Politics of the Old South broke new ground by examining Southern political trends at the end of the twentieth century. Now in its fourth edition, with all chapters extensively revised and updated to cover events up through the 2008 elections, the authors continue their unique state-by-state analysis of political behavior. Written by the country's leading scholars of Southern politics and designed to be adopted for courses on Southern politics (but accessible to any interested reader), this book traces the shifting trends of the Southern electorate and explains its growing influence on the course of national politics.



Essentials of Comparative Politics

Essentials of Comparative Politics Author O'Neil, Patrick H
ISBN-10 9780393263114
Release 2015-06-03
Pages 456
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The Essentials of Comparative Politics family provides all of the tools professors need to introduce the study and comparison of political systems. A brief conceptual textbook of the core ideas behind comparative politics, a complete casebook of thirteen country studies, and a comprehensive reader of secondary and primary sources - together these give instructors the utmost flexibility in structuring their courses without asking students to pay too much.



American Politics and Society

American Politics and Society Author David McKay
ISBN-10 9781119167549
Release 2017-05-30
Pages 520
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Now in its ninth edition, this popular introduction tackles the most recent trends in American politics and society through explanation, analyses, and interpretations of government processes – adding valuable context for students by considering these procedures and developments from an international perspective. Fully updated to take account of the many recent developments in American politics and society – exploring developments characterized by the deepest ideological divisions in recent memory Features new chapters on the performance of the Obama presidency and the polarization of American politics Focuses on the divisive ideological climate that now dominates American politics and which was exemplified by the bitter and polarized 2016 presidential election campaign Benefits from a student-friendly style and design with numerous illustrations and a range of helpful pedagogical features, including chronologies, biographies, and definition boxes highlighting key concepts and controversial issues Offers thought-provoking insights into the social background to contemporary politics in America, while fully embracing the latest developments and considering these from a non-U.S. perspective



A2 US Government and Politics

A2 US Government and Politics Author Anthony Bennett
ISBN-10 0340976144
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 136
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'Exam Revision Notes' provide a solid foundation for a successful revision programme. 'A2 US Government & Politics' helps 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.



American Civilization

American Civilization Author David Mauk
ISBN-10 0415481619
Release 2009
Pages 400
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This revised and updated edition of the hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life. This sixth edition examines the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and politics, to religion, education, sports, media and the arts. This book: covers all core American studies topics at introductory level. contains essential historical background for American studies students in the twenty-first century analyzes issues of gender, class, race, and minorities in America's cosmopolitan population. contains color photos, case studies, questions and terms for discussion, bibliographical references and lists of websites central to each chapter. accompanied by a fully integrated companion website featuring extensive references for further reading, links to key primary sources, filmographies and advice for students on how to approach essay questions. Featuring new color illustrations and case studies, this edition includes expanded sections on the environment, immigration, foreign policy, media and the arts, sport and leisure cultures as well as a new section on the LGBT community and detailed coverage of the 2012 election and shifting economic situation.



Global Politics for A level

Global Politics for A level Author Robert Murphy
ISBN-10 9781471889431
Release 2017-12-18
Pages 384
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Expand your students' political thinking and put global politics into context with this brand new textbook; created for the 2017 politics specifications. Combining up-to date commentary and analysis with case studies and features, this textbook will help develop an understanding of politics from the local to the international, revealing how political issues affect us all. - Comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in global politics - Analysis of the perspectives of liberalism and realism - Definitions of key terms and concepts to help clarify knowledge and understanding of political language - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter to test and develop understanding of key topics, offering practice for short and essay questions



Lone Star Politics

Lone Star Politics Author Ken Collier
ISBN-10 9781506373638
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 592
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In Texas, myth often clashes with the reality of everyday governance. The Nacogdoches author team (Ken Collier, Steven Galatas, & Julie Harrelson-Stephens) of Lone Star Politics explores the state’s rich political tradition and explains who gets what, and how by setting Texas in context with other states’ constitutions, policymaking, electoral practices, and institutions. Critical thinking questions and unvarnished “Winners and Losers” discussions guide students toward understanding Texas government. This Fifth Edition expands its coverage of civil rights in the state, and includes the contemporary issues that highlight the push and pull between federal, state, and local governments.



Rivals for Power

Rivals for Power Author James A. Thurber
ISBN-10 9781442222595
Release 2013-07-11
Pages 370
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In our current age of unprecedented political polarization, nothing has been more strained by partisanship than the relationship between our President and the Congress with which he must deal. Now in its fifth edition, Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations provides students an unmatched level of insight into the relationship between the executive and legislative branches of our federal government. Edited by James A. Thurber, this new edition includes 11 new chapters by leading scholars, journalists, and former public officials detailing previously unexplored aspects of the necessary rivalry upon which our nation’s governing philosophy was founded centuries ago. In addition to thorough analyses of the causes of macro-level governmental conflict throughout our history, the book highlights many specific points of contention from President Obama’s first term — from the Dodd-Frank Act, to the “Fast and Furious” gunrunning scandal, to the ongoing battles surrounding the Affordable Care Act and its implementation — as examples of how power, no matter how concentrated or sweeping, is ultimately checked and balanced by our democracy. Students and policy makers alike will find this book a valuable contribution to their understanding of the current state of federal power, and the narrative — the historical origins — of how America’s fundamental rivalry has arrived at its present state.



US Government and Politics

US Government and Politics Author William Storey
ISBN-10 9780748630264
Release 2010-05-03
Pages 416
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The US political system is designed to ensure that freedom and opportunity will always be protected, by making it almost impossible for power to become concentrated in the hands of a few people seeking to run society for their own benefit. Have these aims been achieved?The answer is that Americans have sharply contrasting views on how well their political system works. They disagreed with each other when they established the system at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and have continued to disagree ever since. This book covers the key issues, political systems and governing institutions at the heart of these disagreements, outlining the thinking behind the main points of view, to help its readers decide for themselves which viewpoint they find most persuasive.This new edition of the best-selling introduction to US Government and Politics has been completely revised and updated to reflect the changes in the area since the election of the new President.



Cases in Comparative Politics

Cases in Comparative Politics Author O'Neil, Patrick H
ISBN-10 9780393937541
Release 2015-06-03
Pages 864
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Cases in Comparative Politics , fifth edition, is a set of thirteen country studies that describe politics in the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Brazil, Iran, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, Mexico, South Africa and Nigeria. This casebook applies the conceptual framework developed in the core textbook, Essentials of Comparative Politics , across countries with a consistent organisation that integrates concepts and cases, facilitates comparison and aids understanding.



Political ideas for A Level Liberalism Conservatism Socialism Nationalism Multiculturalism Ecologism

Political ideas for A Level  Liberalism  Conservatism  Socialism  Nationalism  Multiculturalism  Ecologism Author Richard Kelly
ISBN-10 9781471889530
Release 2017-09-25
Pages 190
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Exam Board: Non-specific Level: A-level Subject: Politics First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2018 Build your students' knowledge of the ideas, tensions and key thinkers within the core ideologies of conservatism, liberalism and socialism, plus the additional ideologies of Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Ecologism. Students will understand the core ideas and principles behind the political ideologies, and how they apply in practice to human nature, the state, society and the economy. - Comprehensive coverage of the ideologies of Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Ecologism - Definitions of key terms and concepts to help clarify knowledge and understanding of political language - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter to test and develop understanding of key topics, offering practice for short and essay questions



International Labour Law

International Labour Law Author Jean-Michel Servais
ISBN-10 9789041138057
Release 2011
Pages 372
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No one will deny that labour standards comprise a necessary framework for balanced economic and social development. Yet on a global level such balanced development has not occurred, despite the existence of a rigorous body of international labour law that has been active and growing for eighty years. The implementation of this law devolves upon states; yet many states have failed to honour it. If we are to take serious steps toward a remedy for this situation, there is no better place to start than a thorough, well-researched survey and analysis of existing international labour law - its sources, its content, its historical development, and an informed consideration of the barriers to its full effectiveness. This book is exactly such a resource. It provides in-depth interpretation of the crucial International Labour Organisation (ILO) instruments - Constitution, conventions, declarations, resolutions, and recommendations - as well as such other sources of law as the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and various model and actual corporate codes of conduct. Among the substantive areas of labour law covered in this book are the following: the relationship between international labour law and economic competition standards on industrial relations collective bargaining and dispute settlement procedures protection of trade unions prohibitions on enforced and child labour promotion of equal opportunity and treatment time and rest provisions wage determination and protection occupational health and safety provisions special issues on non-standard forms of employment foreign and migrant workers social security provisions maritime work The presentation demonstrates that these rules and standards, notwithstanding their much-maligned intrinsic legal force, do in fact offer invaluable benchmarks to governments, judiciaries, employers, and trade unions. The book's combination of detailed commentary and an overarching social policy will make it especially valuable to legislators, human resources managers, employers´ organizations, trade unions, jurists, and academics concerned with the role of work in our globalised social system. This second edition of the book by Jean-Michel Servais analyzes the potential of those standards in a globalized world, and the necessary evolution. It examines the actual implementation of those rules in the national context, comparing different experiences.



U S Foreign Policy

U S  Foreign Policy Author Steven W. Hook
ISBN-10 9781506321608
Release 2015-12-18
Pages 520
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The same aspects of American government and society that propelled the United States to global primacy have also hampered its orderly and successful conduct of foreign policy. This paradox challenges U.S. leaders to overcome threats to America's world power in the face of fast-moving global developments and political upheavals at home. The fully updated Fifth Edition of Steven W. Hook’s U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power explores this paradox, identifies its key sources and manifestations, and considers its future implications as it asks whether U.S. foreign policymakers can manage these dynamics in a manner that preserves U.S. primacy.