Passing the Life in the UK Test

Author: Megan Gibbins,Chris Taylor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844454320

Category: Education

Page: 256

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This is the authoritative, complete guide to passing the Life in the UK citizenship test. It is designed to support adult learners who do not have English as their first language and is written and edited by leading ESOL and citizenship practitioners. Supported and endorsed by NIACE, the largest organisation working to promote the interests of learners and potential learners in England and Wales, it includes all the relevant official study material, set in context, amplified and illustrated by selected additional information, guidance and learning activities.
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Life in the United Kingdom

A Guide for New Residents [large Print Version]

Author: Life in the United Kingdom Advisory Group,Great Britain: Home Office

Publisher: TSO

ISBN: 9780113413591

Category:

Page: 216

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This is the only official handbook for the new Life in the UK tests taken on or after 25 March 2013. This large print version contains all the official learning material for the test and is written in clear, simple language - making it easy to understand. This essential handbook covers a range of topics you need to know to pass your test and apply for UK citizenship or permanent residency, including: The process of becoming a citizen or permanent resident; the values and principles of the UK; traditions and culture from around the UK; the events and people that have shaped the UK's history; the government and the law; getting involved in your community
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Life in the UK Test - Study and Practice

Author: CGP Books,Jane Applegarth,Joe Brazier,David Broadbent (Editor of educational books),Lucy Loveluck,Jane Sawers,Jo Sharrock

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781847627780

Category: Citizenship

Page: 232

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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

Author: William Wordsworth,Sami Suomalainen

Publisher: Lobster Press

ISBN: 9781897073254

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 9374

The classic Wordsworth poem is depicted in vibrant illustrations, perfect for pint-sized poetry fans.
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Life in the United Kingdom

Author: Great Britain: Her Majesty's Stationery Office,Michael Mitchell

Publisher: TSO

ISBN: 9780113413430

Category: Citizenship

Page: 180

View: 9442

This book does not contain the learning materials for the test and should be read in conjunction with "Life in the United Kingdom: a guide for new residents" handbook (3rd edition, 2013, ISBN 9780113413409) and "Life in the United Kingdom: official study guide (2013, ISBN 9780113413423) which is also ideal for those teaching or learning Citizenship or English as a foreign language in schools, colleges or through courses. Key features of the publication are as follows: 400 questions and answers based upon the official handbook; includes multiple sample tests containing 24 questions each - just like the official test ; includes references to chapters within the official Handbook to provide a complete learning experience; includes vital information about how to prepare successfully for your citizenship test including details about the official preparation material, where to book your test, what happens on the day and after the test; includes information about access to the official TSO practice questions and answers website which provides the closest experience to the Life in the UK test.
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Diversity in Europe

Dilemnas of differential treatment in theory and practice

Author: Gideon Calder,Emanuela Ceva

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136868283

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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From bans on religious symbols in public spaces, to the provision of abortion by doctors, recent cases across Europe have highlighted acute dilemmas about how best to respond to the claims of individuals or groups feeling that their values or beliefs are not treated fairly by the law. Diversity in Europe uses the resources of political theory alongside comparative analysis of contemporary practices in different countries (Germany, Italy, Turkey, Spain and the UK) to explore the challenges diversity poses for European democracies. Crucial throughout is whether the democratic commitment to equality entails uniformity in the law, or is compatible with saying 'yes' to some requests from citizens that they be treated differently, to accommodate their ethical, cultural and religious particularity. Such differential treatment may take several forms, e.g. group or individual rights, either to legal exemptions or to conscientious objection. Exploring these from various angles, the book gives a sense of the tools democracies need to address the challenges of diversity more generally. Making an important contribution to our understanding of the political implications of ethical, cultural and religious diversity, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of political and social philosophy, European studies, political science, social policy, applied ethics, law, and socio-legal studies.
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Becoming British

UK Citizenship Examined

Author: Thom Brooks

Publisher: Biteback Publishing

ISBN: 1785900153

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

View: 6445

From Syrian asylum seekers to super-rich foreign investors, immigration is one of the most controversial issues facing Britain today. Politicians kick the subject from one election to the next with energetic but ineffectual promises to 'crack down', while newspaper editors plaster it across front pages. But few know the truth behind the headlines; indeed, the almost daily changes to our complex immigration laws pile up so quickly that even the officials in charge struggle to keep up. In this clear, concise guide, Thom Brooks, one of the UK's leading experts on British citizenship - and a newly initiated British citizen himself - deftly navigates the perennially thorny path, exploding myths and exposing absurdities along the way. Ranging from how to test for 'Britishness' to how to tackle EU 'free movement', Becoming British explores how UK immigration really works - and sparks a long-overdue debate about how it should work. Combining expert analysis with a blistering critique of the failings of successive governments, this is the definitive guide to one of the most hotly disputed issues in the UK today. Wherever you stand on the immigration debate, Brooks's wryly observed account is the essential road map.
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The Life in the UK Test Handbook

Essential Independent Study Guide on the Test for 'Settlement in the UK' and 'British Citizenship'

Author: Andrew Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780956573889

Category:

Page: 208

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The Cultural Defense of Nations

A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights

Author: Liav Orgad

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019164644X

Category: Law

Page: 280

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The changing patterns of contemporary immigration have initiated a new form of majority nationalism. In recent years, liberal democracies have introduced immigration and citizenship policies that are designed to defend the majority culture. This trend is fed by fears of immigration-some justified, some paranoid-which explain the rise of extreme right-wing parties in the West. Liberal theory and human rights law seem to be out of sync with these developments. While they recognize the rights of minority groups to maintain their cultural identity, it is typically assumed that majority groups have neither a need for similar rights nor a moral basis for defending them. The majority culture, so the argument goes, "can take care of itself." This singular book shifts the focus from the prevailing discussion of minority rights and, for the first time, directly addresses the cultural rights of majorities. The findings reveal a troubling trend in liberal democracies, which, ironically, in order to protect liberal values, violate the very same values. The book criticizes this state of affairs and presents a liberal theory of cultural defense that distinguishes between justifiable and unjustifiable attempts by majorities to protect their cultural essentials. It formulates liberal standards by which liberal states can welcome immigrants without fundamentally changing their cultural heritage, forsaking their liberal traditions, or slipping into extreme nationalism.
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The Mismeasure of Man (Revised & Expanded)

Author: Stephen Jay Gould

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393340406

Category: Science

Page: 448

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The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve. When published in 1981, The Mismeasure of Man was immediately hailed as a masterwork, the ringing answer to those who would classify people, rank them according to their supposed genetic gifts and limits. And yet the idea of innate limits—of biology as destiny—dies hard, as witness the attention devoted to The Bell Curve, whose arguments are here so effectively anticipated and thoroughly undermined by Stephen Jay Gould. In this edition Dr. Gould has written a substantial new introduction telling how and why he wrote the book and tracing the subsequent history of the controversy on innateness right through The Bell Curve. Further, he has added five essays on questions of The Bell Curve in particular and on race, racism, and biological determinism in general. These additions strengthen the book's claim to be, as Leo J. Kamin of Princeton University has said, "a major contribution toward deflating pseudo-biological 'explanations' of our present social woes."
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Becoming British

UK Citizenship Examined

Author: Thom Brooks

Publisher: Biteback Publishing

ISBN: 1785900153

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

View: 1630

From Syrian asylum seekers to super-rich foreign investors, immigration is one of the most controversial issues facing Britain today. Politicians kick the subject from one election to the next with energetic but ineffectual promises to 'crack down', while newspaper editors plaster it across front pages. But few know the truth behind the headlines; indeed, the almost daily changes to our complex immigration laws pile up so quickly that even the officials in charge struggle to keep up. In this clear, concise guide, Thom Brooks, one of the UK's leading experts on British citizenship - and a newly initiated British citizen himself - deftly navigates the perennially thorny path, exploding myths and exposing absurdities along the way. Ranging from how to test for 'Britishness' to how to tackle EU 'free movement', Becoming British explores how UK immigration really works - and sparks a long-overdue debate about how it should work. Combining expert analysis with a blistering critique of the failings of successive governments, this is the definitive guide to one of the most hotly disputed issues in the UK today. Wherever you stand on the immigration debate, Brooks's wryly observed account is the essential road map.
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AQA Sociology for A Level

Author: David Bown,Laura Pountney,Tomislav Maric

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471839400

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

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Written by a team of leading sociology authors, this Year 1 textbook is approved by AQA for the 2015 AS and A-level Sociology specification. - Feel confident that the content for their course is covered in a clear and accessible way. - Develop their knowledge and understanding with up-to-date features on key topics - Strengthen their learning and revision with plenty of practice and extension questions - Develop sociological skills with practical activities
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Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States

One Hundred Years of Citizenship

Author: Igor ? tiks

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474221548

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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Between 1914 and the present day the political makeup of the Balkans has relentlessly changed, following unpredictable shifts of international and internal borders. Between and across these borders various political communities were formed, co-existed and (dis)integrated. By analysing one hundred years of modern citizenship in Yugoslavia and post-Yugoslav states, Igor ? tiks shows that the concept and practice of citizenship is necessary to understand how political communities are made, un-made and re-made. He argues that modern citizenship is a tool that can be used for different and opposing goals, from integration and re-unification to fragmentation and ethnic engineering. The study of citizenship in the 'laboratory' of the Balkands offers not only an original angle to narrate an alternative political history, but also an insight into the fine mechanics and repeating glitches of modern politics, applicable to multinational states in the European Union and beyond.
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Life in the UK Test Practice Questions

Questions and Answers for British Citizenship & Settlement Tests

Author: Henry Dillon

Publisher: Red Squirrel Publishing

ISBN: 9780955215933

Category: Citizenship

Page: 127

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This compendium aims to assist those readers who are intending to become permanent residents or citizens and are studying in order to take the citizenship test.
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Managing Conflict of Interest in the Public Sector A Toolkit

A Toolkit

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264018247

Category:

Page: 110

View: 737

This Toolkit provides non-technical, practical help to enable officials to recognise conflict of interest situations and help them to ensure that integrity and reputation are not compromised.
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...Antigone

Author: Sophocles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Greek drama (Tragedy)

Page: 56

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Learn about the United States Quick Civics Lessons

Quick Civics Lessons for the New Naturalization Test

Author: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services,Uscis

Publisher: Lakewood Publishing

ISBN: 9781936583010

Category: Citizenship

Page: 138

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This book has all of the 100 civics questions for the current US citizenship test "Who was Susan B. Anthony?"; "What is the promise you make when you become a U.S. citizen?", "What is one right reserved for the U.S. states?" are three questions from the test. Every question in this book also has a "civics mini-lesson" with it--100 short, readable paragraphs that explain each answer and why the information is so important in American history, government or culture. The formatting of this edition of "Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons" is clear and easy to read, and will be especially helpful to adults who are studying English as a second language and to teens who are homeschooling or preparing for the GED. If you are an English language learner, the extra USCIS readings will also help you practice your reading skills and improve your vocabulary as you prepare for citizenship interview. In hardback or paperback, Highly recommended for citizenship and civics libraries.
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