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
Trusted author Neil McNaughton brings you his bestselling politics textbook, fully updated and endorsed for the 2017 Edexcel specification. Topical coverage includes the June 2017 election results and analysis of Brexit politics. Detailed coverage of relevant political developments will build students' knowledge and help them develop a critical understanding of UK government and politics today. - Learn how UK governmental and political history has shaped current events and thinking - Understand the connections between different A-level topics with the new Synoptic Links feature - Clarify understanding of political language with summaries and explanations of key terms - Develop key analysis and evaluation skills with practice questions tailored to the new A-level
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
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. - Learn how UK governmental and political history has shaped current events and thinking - Understand the connections between different A-level topics with the new Synoptic Links feature - Clarify understanding of political language with summaries and explanations of key terms - Develop key analysis and evaluation skills with practice questions tailored to the new A-level
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Political Science
The new edition of this best-selling textbook, from the UK's leading politics textbook author, is written specifically to meet the needs of students who are studying the new 2017 A level specification for UK Government and Politics. It is a lively, accessible and comprehensive introduction to the subject, and gives full coverage of the Edexcel and AQA specifications. This fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to cover the election of a Conservative majority government after a term of coalition politics, and will take account of the 2017 general election. Key features: • Previews – introduce each chapter and highlight the key areas to be covered • UK Politics in Action – discuss the issues raised by a significant event or development • On-page definitions – define key terms in a single sentence • Key Concept... boxes – flesh out political ideas and concepts • Focus on... boxes – explain important political processes • By comparison – contrast aspects of the UK and US political systems (which forms one of the required unit options for assessment) • Debating... – give the arguments on both sides of contentious issues • Exam-style questions – test understanding and help with exam preparation • Milestones - charting key historical developments
Designed specifically to support the topics within the AQA Government and Politics A Level specification. Learning Objectives let students know exactly what they'll need to learn and understand in that topic. Key terms are highlighted in the text with full explanation in the margin. Summary questions promote independent learning. Activities in the books help students to develop critical thinking, evaluation and research skills.
Exploring British Politics is a concise, comprehensive and accessible guide to the subject. Fully updated and revised, the new edition covers the 2015 general election and recent developments in the role of political parties, changes in party ideology, the UK's relationship with the European Union, and the future of the UK itself. Designed to stimulate critical analysis and provoke lively debate, it provides new perspectives on two key themes – the health of British democracy and the transition from traditional models of government to more flexible forms of ‘governance’. The special features of the new edition include: Comprehensive analysis of the 2015 general election and the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence A focus on topical controversies, such as the relationship between politicians and the media and the arguments for and against Human Rights legislation Explanation of the ways in which British governments have responded to dramatic social change, and to serious economic challenges in an era of ‘globalisation’ Extensive guides to further reading at the end of each chapter Whilst it provides the essential historical background for a full understanding of British politics, contemporary issues are to the fore throughout and readers are encouraged to scrutinise what is often taken for granted and to develop their own thoughts and ideas. Whether studying the subject for the first time or revisiting it, Exploring British Politics is the ideal undergraduate text.
The textbook covers the key topics for all exam boards, combining informed discussion with the latest facts and figures. It also presents an appropriate analysis of politics today compared with previous years, showing the dynamism of UK politics. - Extend your knowledge and improve key skills with comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in British politics including devolution and the EU, re-emergence of referendums, Labour's and coalition reforms, increased conflicts between judiciary and the executive, direct action and protests, and the reality of coalition government - Definitions of key terms and concepts help to clarify knowledge and understanding of political language - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter and online at www.hodderplus.co.uk/philipallan, test and develop your understanding of key topics - New 'Activity', 'Stretch and Challenge' and 'Viewpoint' boxes throughout the text help to develop key analysis and evaluation skills, as well as being a good basis for discussion to extend knowledge and debate on controversial questions
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
A Practical Guide to Inquiry, Structure, and Methods
Author: Lisa A. Baglione
Publisher: CQ Press
Category: Political Science
In Writing a Research Paper in Political Science, author Lisa Baglione breaks down the research paper into its constituent parts and shows students precisely how to complete each component. The author provides encouragement at each stage and faces pitfalls head on, giving advice and examples so that students move through each task successfully. Students are shown how to craft the right research question, find good sources and properly summarize them, operationalize concepts, design good tests for their hypotheses, and present and analyze quantitative and qualitative data. Even writing an introduction, coming up with effective headings and titles, presenting a conclusion, and the important steps of editing and revising are covered. Practical summaries, recipes for success, worksheets, exercises, and a series of handy checklists make this a must-have supplement for any writing-intensive political science course. In this Third Edition, updated sample research topics come from American government, gender studies, comparative politics, and international relations. And now, more extensive materials are available on the web, including checklists and worksheets that help students tackle each step, calendar ideas to help them complete their paper on time, and a glossary.
Business & Economics by W. Kip Viscusi,Joseph E. Harrington,John M. Vernon
Author: W. Kip Viscusi,Joseph E. Harrington,John M. Vernon
Publisher: MIT Press
Category: Business & Economics
This new edition of the leading text on business and government focuses on the insights economic reasoning can provide in analyzing regulatory and antitrust issues. Departing from the traditional emphasis on institutions, Economics of Regulation and Antitrust asks how economic theory and empirical analyses can illuminate the character of market operation and the role for government action and brings new developments in theory and empirical methodology to bear on these questions. The fourth edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout, with new material added and extended discussion of many topics. Part I, on antitrust, has been given a major revision to reflect advances in economic theory and recent antitrust cases, including the case against Microsoft and the Supreme Court's Kodak decision. Part II, on economic regulation, updates its treatment of the restructuring and deregulation of the telecommunications and electric power industries, and includes an analysis of what went wrong in the California energy market in 2000 and 2001. Part III, on social regulation, now includes increased discussion of risk-risk analysis and extensive changes to its discussion of environmental regulation. The many case studies included provide students not only pertinent insights for today but also the economic tools to analyze the implications of regulations and antitrust policies in the future.The book is suitable for use in a wide range of courses in business, law, and public policy, for undergraduates as well at the graduate level. The structure of the book allows instructors to combine the chapters in various ways according to their needs. Presentation of more advanced material is self-contained. Each chapter concludes with questions and problems.
Study Aids by Robert Murphy,John Jefferies,Josie Gadsby
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
A Social and Political History of Britain Since 1870
Author: Martin Pugh
Publisher: A&C Black
State and Society is one of the most respected introductions to the social and political history of modern Britain. Now in its fourth edition, this book guides readers through the decline of New Labour, the financial crisis and the Coalition Government, as well as discussing the continuing dilemmas of national unity.
A Practical Guide for Multinational General Counsel, Transactional Lawyers and White Collar Criminal Practitioners
Author: Robert W. Tarun
Publisher: American Bar Association
Identifies all of the major FCPA risk areas and then offers very thoughtful and practical suggestions for how companies can most effectively address these risks and conduct credible investigations. You'll find information on anti-bribery conventions; board of directors and management responsibilities; transaction issues and considerations; gifts, travel, lodging and entertainment; charitable donations and political contributions; and conducting and defending an FCPA Investigation.
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
Get the best grades with My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS UK Government & Politics. Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from senior examiner Neil McNaughton Improve your ability to argue, explain and make important political connections Ensure you apply political terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words Get the top marks in short and long-answer questions with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers My Revision Notes will help you prepare for the big day: Plan and pace your revision with My Revision Planner Use the concise notes to revise the essential information Use the examiner's tips and summaries to clarify key points Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it Practise your exam skills on exam questions then check your answers online Get exam-ready with last-minute quick quizzes at www.therevisionbutton.co.uk/myrevisionnotes
How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class
Author: Jacob S. Hacker,Paul Pierson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Political Science
A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time— the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich. We all know that the very rich have gotten a lot richer these past few decades while most Americans haven’t. In fact, the exorbitantly paid have continued to thrive during the current economic crisis, even as the rest of Americans have continued to fall behind. Why do the “haveit- alls” have so much more? And how have they managed to restructure the economy to reap the lion’s share of the gains and shift the costs of their new economic playground downward, tearing new holes in the safety net and saddling all of us with increased debt and risk? Lots of so-called experts claim to have solved this great mystery, but no one has really gotten to the bottom of it—until now. In their lively and provocative Winner-Take-All Politics, renowned political scientists Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson demonstrate convincingly that the usual suspects—foreign trade and financial globalization, technological changes in the workplace, increased education at the top—are largely innocent of the charges against them. Instead, they indict an unlikely suspect and take us on an entertaining tour of the mountain of evidence against the culprit. The guilty party is American politics. Runaway inequality and the present economic crisis reflect what government has done to aid the rich and what it has not done to safeguard the interests of the middle class. The winner-take-all economy is primarily a result of winner-take-all politics. In an innovative historical departure, Hacker and Pierson trace the rise of the winner-take-all economy back to the late 1970s when, under a Democratic president and a Democratic Congress, a major transformation of American politics occurred. With big business and conservative ideologues organizing themselves to undo the regulations and progressive tax policies that had helped ensure a fair distribution of economic rewards, deregulation got under way, taxes were cut for the wealthiest, and business decisively defeated labor in Washington. And this transformation continued under Reagan and the Bushes as well as under Clinton, with both parties catering to the interests of those at the very top. Hacker and Pierson’s gripping narration of the epic battles waged during President Obama’s first two years in office reveals an unpleasant but catalyzing truth: winner-take-all politics, while under challenge, is still very much with us. Winner-Take-All Politics—part revelatory history, part political analysis, part intellectual journey— shows how a political system that traditionally has been responsive to the interests of the middle class has been hijacked by the superrich. In doing so, it not only changes how we think about American politics, but also points the way to rebuilding a democracy that serves the interests of the many rather than just those of the wealthy few.