Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471889335

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

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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
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Author: Philip Lynch,Paul Fairclough,Toby Cooper

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471889254

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 3123

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
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Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9781471889318

Category:

Page: 352

View: 9653

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
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Author: Anthony J Bennett

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471889386

Category: Study Aids

Page: 450

View: 3227

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
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Author: Robert Murphy,John Jefferies,Josie Gadsby

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471889432

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

View: 2930

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
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Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781444178807

Category: Political Science

Page: 312

View: 5291

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
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Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471868001

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 5899

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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Author: Anthony J Bennett

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471868028

Category: Political Science

Page: 96

View: 1924

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
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For AS and A-Level

Author: Andrew Heywood

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137611464

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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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
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Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444154893

Category: Political Science

Page: 112

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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
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Author: Graham Goodlad,Andrew Mitchell,Andrew Colclough,Ian Levinson,Samantha Laycock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292187020

Category:

Page: 544

View: 4831

This Student Book with e-book is specifically designed for the Edexcel AS and A level Politics 2017 specifications, giving you comprehensive coverage of the qualification content and great support for the new assessments - in both print and digital formats.
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Author: Paul Fairclough,Philip Lynch

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9781444183528

Category: Great Britain

Page: 368

View: 2306

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
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UK Politics

Author: Toby Cooper

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9781471889585

Category:

Page: 56

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Author: Steph Warren

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471861279

Category: Science

Page: 336

View: 3196

Help your students develop enquiring minds as they learn the geographical knowledge and skills they need through the enquiries of the new OCR B specification which include and up-to-date case studies, a wide range of activities and exam-style questions developed to support and stretch students of all abilities. - Supports students of all abilities through differentiated activities including scaffolded questions and extension questions. - Highlights opportunities for fieldwork throughout the book, and includes guidance on carrying out fieldwork. - Develops students' geographical skills including activities and clear explanations of how to use mathematical and statistical skills. - Helps students gain confidence for the exam with a variety of exam-style practice questions at different levels, with tips on how to approach them.
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Author: Paul Kubicek

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131720638X

Category: Political Science

Page: 458

View: 3109

European Politics surveys the history, institutions, and issues that are essential for understanding contemporary European politics. Exploring a central question—"what is Europe?"—this text's thematic approach helps students compare politics in individual countries and see the political big picture in the region. European Politics examines not only countries already in the European Union but also those eligible to join to give students the most comprehensive picture of Europe's evolution in a globalized world. Key changes for the new edition: Fully revised and updated to include coverage of recent elections, public opinion data and key topics such as refugees, Russia and Ukraine, Syria, more on the economic crisis, and Brexit; Expanded and revised opening chapter explaining Europeanization, multi-level governance, and the fissures in Europe; Greater and updated coverage of theory, multi-culturalism, and the EU. This timely, in-depth text will be essential reading for anyone interested in European politics.
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Author: Anthony J. Bennett

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9781444183542

Category: United States

Page: 400

View: 3602

Get the most up-to-date commentary on US politics post the 2012 election, with this completely revised 4th edition of our best selling textbook, covering the key topics for all exam boards. A2 US Government and Politics combines informed discussion with the latest facts and figures to provide comprehensive and accessible coverage of core topics in US Government and Politics. - Extend your knowledge and improve key skills with comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in US politics including federalism under Obama, the Tea Party Movement, increased partisanship, recent Supreme Court cases as well as a number of examples drawn from Obama's first term. - Definitions of key terms and concepts help to clarify knowledge and understanding of political language - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter tests and develop your understanding of key topics, offering practice for short and essay questions - New 'Activity' and Debate' boxes throughout the text provide a good basis for discussion, extending knowledge and debate on controversial questions.
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Author: William Bolton

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0081006217

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 7521

Instrumentation and Control Systems addresses the basic principles of modern instrumentation and control systems, including examples of the latest devices, techniques and applications in a clear and readable style. Unlike the majority of books in this field, only a minimal prior knowledge of mathematical methods is assumed. The book focuses on providing a comprehensive introduction to the subject, with Laplace presented in a simple and easily accessible form, complimented by an outline of the mathematics that would be required to progress to more advanced levels of study. Taking a highly practical approach, the author combines underpinning theory with numerous case studies and applications throughout, to enable the reader to apply the content directly to real-world engineering contexts. Coverage includes smart instrumentation, DAQ, crucial health and safety considerations, and practical issues such as noise reduction, maintenance and testing. PLCs and ladder programming is incorporated in the text, as well as new information introducing the various software programs used for simulation. The overall approach of this book makes it an ideal text for all introductory level undergraduate courses in control engineering and instrumentation. It is fully in line with latest syllabus requirements, and also covers, in full, the requirements of the Instrumentation & Control Principles and Control Systems & Automation units of the new Higher National Engineering syllabus from Edexcel. Completely updated Assumes minimal prior mathematical knowledge Highly accessible student-centred text Includes an extensive collection of problems, case studies and applications, with a full set of answers at the back of the book Helps placing theory in real-world engineering contexts
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Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN: 9780340905760

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

View: 3296

This textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of Edexcel AS students, providing comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date coverage of every topic on the exam board specifications.
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The Means To Success In World Politics

Author: Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 0786738960

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently—and often incorrectly—by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is soft power? Soft power lies in the ability to attract and persuade. Whereas hard power—the ability to coerce—grows out of a country's military or economic might, soft power arises from the attractiveness of a country's culture, political ideals, and policies. Hard power remains crucial in a world of states trying to guard their independence and of non-state groups willing to turn to violence. It forms the core of the Bush administration's new national security strategy. But according to Nye, the neo-conservatives who advise the president are making a major miscalculation: They focus too heavily on using America's military power to force other nations to do our will, and they pay too little heed to our soft power. It is soft power that will help prevent terrorists from recruiting supporters from among the moderate majority. And it is soft power that will help us deal with critical global issues that require multilateral cooperation among states. That is why it is so essential that America better understands and applies our soft power. This book is our guide.
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