Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR & WJEC Level: A-level Subject: Politics First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2018 Inspire political thinking with our bestselling politics textbook and help students get their best grade with political commentary and analysis; , fully updated the new 2017 specifications and including 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 the 2017 snap election, possible consequences of Brexit, and 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
Exam Board: Edexcel Level: AS/A-level Subject: Politics First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: June 2018 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
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Political Science
Containing all the information and analysis needed to understand the British system of Government and politics, Mastering British Politics is an essential text. This fifth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the results of and developments since the 2005 General Election.
This fully revised and updated version of Anthony Giddens′s Sociology, now in its fifth edition, offers an unrivalled introduction for students new to the subject – lucid, lively, authoritative and original. Written by one of the world′s leading sociologists, this comprehensive textbook manages to be clear, accessible and jargon–free, but without oversimplifying complex debates. Earlier editions of Sociology broke new ground by incorporating cutting–edge debates, such as the impact of globalisation, into an introductory text. This fifth edition remains a state of the art textbook, with fresh and engaging new material added throughout. While covering all of the core topics of sociology, the fifth edition also includes a great deal of substantive new material, ensuring that students are introduced to the most recent sociological debates. Throughout, the book weaves together classical and contemporary theory and data, and provides a wide range of everyday examples to which students can easily relate. The fifth edition also benefits from: ∗ New discussions of global inequality, disability, ageing and the life course, risk, the network society, and terrorism, as well as many other additional and up–to–date topics. ∗ Numerous learning aids in every chapter, such as summary points, questions for further thought, and additional reading suggestions, which help to reinforce students′ knowledge. ∗ Lots of extra photographs, diagrams, case studies and cartoons, to bring ideas to life and fire students′ imaginations. ∗ High–quality supplementary resources on a dedicated website, including a full instructors′ manual and additional student aids, all specially designed to stimulate students′ learning and critical thinking. The fifth edition of this classic textbook is an ideal teaching text for first–year university and college courses, and will be essential reading for all students who are looking for an exciting, authoritative and easy–to–follow introduction to sociology. Please visit the accompanying website at: http://www.polity.co.uk/giddens5/
POLITICS UK, 5th edtn This best-selling and highly respected text provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the British polity and political system. "Politics UK, fifth edition," covers all of the core elements of an introductory undergraduate and A-level British politics course: the constitution, social context, political ideology, parliament, Prime Minister and departments, elections and voting behaviour, the media, pressure groups, local government and the judiciary as well as the major policy areas. The material is presented in a consistently clear and lively style, constantly challenging the student and raising thought-provoking issues. The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated and revised. CLASSIC FEATURES * Clearly-written, accessible and authoritative. * Concluding comments by distinguished guest contributors including Tony Wright MP, Simon Heffer, Professors Ken Newton and Kevin Theakston plus the late Hugo Young of the Guardian. * Packed with brilliant cartoons by Chris Riddell of "The Observer." * Comprehensive glossary explaining key terms. * Each chapter contains initial objectives, an introduction and summary, biography and debate boxes, an annotated further reading list plus end-of-chapter discussion points. * A Companion Website www.booksites.net/jones containing student learning objectives, revision notes and web links as well as a downloadable instructor's manual and updates for the lecturer. NEW FEATURES * Covers six years of New Labour in power, with a concluding chapter assessing the Blair government since 1997. * Every chapter completely updated to take account of changes since the last edition. * Newmaterial on a number of important areas: the war in Iraq, Northern Ireland peace process, reforms to the Lords and the Judicial system, developments in the devolved assemblies, June 2003 Cabinet reshuffle and falling turnout in elections. This text will be suitable for A-level and undergraduate Politics students, as well as general readers interested in the British political system.