UK Government & Politics Annual Update 2012

Author: Neil McNaughton,Paul Fairclough,Eric Magee

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444184768

Category: Study Aids

Page: 72

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Featuring information and analysis of recent events in UK politics, this book provides you with topical material to draw on for tasks throughout your course, and for answering examination questions. Written by experienced teachers and examiners, and edited by an acknowledged expert in the field of UK politics, this is the book you need if you are aiming for the highest grades at AS.
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UK Government & Politics Annual Update 2017

Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471868001

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

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Topical, up-to-date and essential reading for exam success. Featuring information and analysis of recent events in UK politics, UK Government & Politics Annual Update provides you with topical material to draw on for tasks throughout your course, and for answering examination questions. Written by an experienced teacher and examiner and edited by an acknowledged expert in the field of UK politics, this is the book you need if you are aiming for the highest grades. - Reviews all the key events and developments in UK politics that you need to know - Up-to-date examples and data to help you present knowledgeable and persuasive arguments - Written by an experienced teacher and examiner who knows what you need to know to get your top grades - The perfect update for your textbook, bringing you right up to date with all the topical material you need to achieve your best in your exams Contents Chapter 1 The EU referendum: why did 'Leave' win? Chapter 2 Referendums: a triumph for popular democracy or a flawed democratic process? Chapter 3 Theresa May: how and why did she become prime minister? Chapter 4 David Cameron: a verdict on his premiership Chapter 5 Brexit: will it lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom? Chapter 6 The Labour Party: time to split? Chapter 7 The 2016 elections to devolved administrations: does PR work? Chapter 8 Elected mayors: a new start for local democracy? Chapter 9 The Liberal Democrats: do they have a future? Chapter 10 Public opinion polls: time for regulation?
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UK Government & Politics Annual Update 2015

Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471833399

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

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Featuring information and analysis of recent events in UK politics, UK Government & Politics Annual Update provides you with topical material to draw on for tasks throughout your course, and for answering examination questions. Written by an experienced teacher and examiner and edited by an acknowledged expert in the field of UK politics, this is the book you need if you are aiming for the highest grades at AS. - Reviews all the key events and developments in UK politics that you need to know - Up-to-date examples and data to help you present knowledgeable and persuasive arguments - Written by an experienced teacher and examiner who knows what you need to know to get your top grades - The perfect update for your textbook, bringing you right up to date with all the topical material you need to achieve your best in your exams Contents 1. 2014 Euro-elections: an earthquake in British politics? 2. Scottish independence referendum: why did the 'No' campaign win? 3. Devolution: where now for devolution? 4. 2010-15 fixed-term parliament: has it worked? 5. Liberal Democrats: closer to Labour or the Conservatives? 6. Pressure groups: have the internet and social media affected their activities? 7. The Cabinet reshuffle: a ruthless display of prime ministerial power? 8. Prime Minister's Questions: more than just a pantomime? 9. Ed Miliband: the wrong brother? 10. Briefings
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UK Government & Politics Annual Update 2016

Author: Neil McNaughton,Eric Magee

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 147186796X

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 947

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Featuring information and analysis of recent events in UK politics, the Annual Update provides you with topical material to draw on for tasks throughout your course, and for answering examination questions. Written by an experienced teacher and examiner and edited by an acknowledged expert in the field of UK politics, this is the book you need if you are aiming for the highest grades at AS. - Reviews all the key events and developments in UK politics that you need to know - Up-to-date examples and data to help you present knowledgeable and persuasive arguments - The perfect update for your textbook, bringing you right up to date with all the topical material you need to achieve your best in your exams Topics covered include: - Jeremy Corbyn: a new kind of politics? - The 2015 general election in perspective (1.): why were Cameron and Sturgeon the two winners? - The 2015 general election in perspective (2): the constitutional implications. - Devolution: is a federal UK inevitable? - The EU referendum: a defining moment in UK politics? - The Liberal Democrat Party: the end or can Tim Farron save them? - George Osborne's Northern Powerhouse: a new era in local government? - The welfare state: is it in danger? - Green Politics: now established in the UK? - Civil liberties: are they under threat in the UK?
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US Government and Politics Annual Update 2013

Author: Anthony J Bennett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144418475X

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

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Featuring information and analysis of recent events in US politics, with full coverage of the 2012 presidential election, 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. The key developments of 2012 you need to know including the Presidential Election Up-to-date examples and data to help you achieve the highest grades Written by experienced authors and senior examiners who know what you need to know to get those top gradesThe perfect update for your textbook, bringing you right up to date with all the topical material you need to succeed in your exams
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US Government & Politics Annual Update 2015

Author: Anthony J Bennett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471833429

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 3722

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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 2014 you need to know, including the midterm elections - 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 1. What can we learn from the 2014 midterm elections? 2. So just how polarised is America? 3. What's the Supreme Court been deciding in 2014? 4. By numbers: the Supreme Court's 2013-14 term 5. How to fix the presidential nomination process 6. Is Obama a weak president? 7. Are congressional committees 'Congress at work'? 8. What about the 2016 elections? Who's Who in US Politics 2015
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US Government & Politics Annual Update 2014

Author: Anthony J Bennett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471804720

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 8127

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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 2013 you need to know - Students can analyse up-to-date examples and data to present knowledgable and persuasive arguments - Written by experienced authors who know 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 What does Obama's second term cabinet look like? Chapter 2 'President Romney': another near-miss Electoral College oddity Chapter 3 Race, rights and the Supreme Court Chapter 4 The Supreme Court: the 2012-13 term Chapter 5 Just how partisan has Congress become and why? Chapter 6 New media vs old media: which is now more influential? Chapter 7 What makes President Obama's job so difficult? Chapter 8 The federal government shutdown, or a mad tea party? Chapter 9 Who's Who in US Politics
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Inside Out India and China

Local Politics Go Global

Author: William Antholis

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

ISBN: 0815726465

Category: Political Science

Page: 235

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One third of humanity is governed by two capitals, New Delhi and Beijing. Increasingly, these two countries are being led not from the top down, but rather from the Inside Out. In 2014, India overwhelmingly elected Narendra Modi minister, a man who rose to national prominence as chief minister of Gujarat, India's fastest growing state. Likewise, in 2013, Xi Jinping took over as president of China, having served as top official in Zhejiang and Shanghai, two of China's most prosperous provinces. Anticipating these trends and leadership transitions, William Antholis spent five months in 2012 traversing twenty Indian states and Chinese provinces, conducting over three hundred interviews, including with Narendra Modi. Antholis's detailed narratives show what both Modi and Xi Jinping learned firsthand: that local successes—and failures—will determine the future of the world's largest two nations. And his new forward, prepared for this edition, lays out key takeaways from the transitions of 2013 and 2014.
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Carbon Politics and the Failure of the Kyoto Protocol

Author: Gerald Kutney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317914651

Category: Political Science

Page: 248

View: 1942

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Carbon Politics and the Failure of Kyoto charts the framework and political evolution of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations and examines the ensuing failure of the international community to adequately address climate change. The focus is not on the science or consequences of climate change but on the political gamesmanship of the major players throughout the UNFCCC negotiation process. More than an updated history of the subject matter, this book provides a detailed study of the carbon targets which became the biggest influencing factor on the reaction of nations to Kyoto’s binding agreements. The book provides an in-depth analysis of the leading nations’ motives, including the US, China and Germany, in entering the negotiations, in particular, their economic interests. Despite the effort to combat climate change in politics that the negotiations represent, the book concludes that an agreement which requires almost 200 very different nations to agree on a single protocol is doomed to failure. The book offers a novel contribution to our understanding of this failure and suggests alternative frameworks and policies to tackle what is arguably the most complex political issue of our time.
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Devolution in the United Kingdom

Author: Russell Deacon

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748669736

Category: Political Science

Page: 280

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This introduction to the major changes caused by devolution looks at both the historical background and contemporary political events. It assesses the operation, strengths and weaknesses of the devolved state, using highly relevant case studies to illustr
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