Author: Anthony J Bennett

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471833429

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 9157

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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Author: Neil McNaughton

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471868001

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 5415

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: 1471889386

Category: Study Aids

Page: 450

View: 2621

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: Philip Lynch,Peter Lynch,Paul Fairclough

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340986639

Category: Education

Page: 350

View: 9239

A comprehensive and accessible textbook for AS students across all exam boards. The best-selling AS UK Government & Politics is carefully structured around the specifications, combining informed discussion with the key facts and figures. - Definitions of key terms and concepts help understanding and revision. - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter offer source-based exercises relating to the text, as well as assignments for extension work, drawing on suggested reading and website listings. - Free extra content available at www.hodderplus.co.uk/philipallan, including web-based extension tasks, PowerPoint summaries and revision advice.
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Author: Philip Lynch,Paul Fairclough,Toby Cooper

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471889254

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 1772

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: Colleen Harris,Simon Lemieux

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1471808769

Category: Study Aids

Page: 80

View: 2530

Written by Colleen Harris and updated by Simon Lemieux, this updated New Edition Student Unit Guide provides support throughout the course. Feel confident you understand the unit: the guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries, knowledge check questions and answers, and a reference index. Use up-to-date examples: fully updated in line with the 2012 US Presidential Election. Get to grips with the exam requirements: the specific skills on which you will be tested are explored and explained. Analyse exam-style questions: graded student responses will help you focus on areas where you can improve your exam technique and performance.
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Author: Anthony J. Bennett

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9780340986608

Category: Political Science

Page: 392

View: 8147

This highly popular textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of A2 students, providing comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date coverage of core topics in US and comparative government and politics. Carefully structured around the specifications, the textbook combines authoritative discussion with the latest facts and figures. Frequent Summary boxes and definitions of Key Terms aid comprehension and revision, while an Exam Focus section at the end of each chapter offers source-based exercises relating to the text and assignments for extension work, drawing on further reading. This bestselling textbook has been completely revised to meet the needs of A2 students using the recent A2 specifications. It provides comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date coverage of the US and comparative US/UK topics on the main exam board specifications. The third edition has been fully updated to include the 2008 presidential election.
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Author: Keith Banting,John Myles

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 0774826029

Category: Political Science

Page: 480

View: 8213

The redistributive state is fading in Canada. Government programs are no longer offsetting the growth in inequality generated by the market. In this book, leading political scientists, sociologists, and economists point to the failure of public policy to contain surging income inequality. A complex mix of forces has reshaped the politics of social policy, including global economic pressures, ideological change, shifts in the influence of business and labour, changes in the party system, and the decline of equality-seeking civil society organizations. This volume demonstrates that action and inaction policy change and policy drift are at the heart of growing inequality in Canada.
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Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington

Author: Gregg Herken

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 030745634X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 9317

Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
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Author: John Kingdom

Publisher: Polity

ISBN: 9780745638898

Category: Political Science

Page: 800

View: 3765

The long-awaited fourth edition of this hugely popular textbook offers a uniquely comprehensive and illuminating introduction to government and politics in Britain today. Set against the turbulent background of a world in economic, ideological and religious flux, the book analyses key developments in twenty-first-century British politics – from the collapse of the longest-serving Labour government to the challenges posed by coalition politics and the decline of public trust in the ruling class. At the heart of the analysis is the issue of power: what is it and who has it? Fully revised and updated throughout, its 24 chapters explore issues at the cutting edge of political change and debate in Britain, including: Challenges to the unity of the UK and increasing uncertainty over its world role Disillusionment with traditional politics Changing patterns of political communication Identity crises within the political parties Threats facing the traditional institutions of government Tensions posed by austerity, social unrest and a growing gap between rich and poor Each chapter concludes with a summary, a set of key terms and concepts, questions for discussion, weblinks, and a guide to further reading, plus suggestions for novels, plays and films that will mix the business of study with pleasure and illustrate how politics affects most aspects of our lives. Widely acknowledged for its sharply critical edge and capacity to enthuse students, Government and Politics in Britain goes beyond mere facts to challenge conventional orthodoxies. Blending penetrating analysis with a witty and thought-provoking style, it will be essential reading for all students new to this fascinating and important subject.
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Governing the Usa

Author: Mark Rathbone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781444199970

Category: United States

Page: 48

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Builds students' understanding and provides ready-prepared revision solutions to develop confidence and exam skills. This full colour workbook provides stimulus materials on all the topics, followed by sets of questions designed to develop and test skills in the unit. Using the workbook saves valuable preparation time and expense, with self-contained exercises that don't need photocopying and also provides instant lesson solutions for specialist and non-specialist teachers. - Unit and topic specific exercises build knowledge and confidence - Workbooks can be used in class or for homework - Additional exam-style questions help students put what they have learnt into practice ready for the unit exam, with answers online at www.hodderplus.co.uk/philipallan/workbooks Special school prices available for multiple purchases, see www.hoddereducation.co.uk/studentworkbooks for details
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Unit 3A the Politics of the USA

Author: Colleen Harris,Paul Fairclough

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9781444161915

Category: United States

Page: 80

View: 6164

Perfect for revision, these guides explain the unit requirements, summarise the content and include specimen questions with graded answers. Each full-colour New Edition Student Unit Guide provides ideal preparation for your unit exam: - Feel confident you understand the unit: each guide comprehensively covers the unit content and includes topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a reference index - Get to grips with the exam requirements: the specific skills on which you will be tested are explored and explained - Analyse exam-style questions: graded student responses will help you focus on areas where you can improve your exam technique and performance
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People, Politics, and Policy

Author: George C. Edwards,Martin P. Wattenberg,Robert L. Lineberry

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780205806379

Category: Political Science

Page: 718

View: 4600

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Updated in a new 15th edition, Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American, particularly its effect on students. Designed around the theme that "politics matters," this descriptive text emphasizes public policy -- what government actually does. It contains recent political developments and policy on the global economic recession and addresses President Barack Obama's impact on our current government.
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Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241565047

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 246

View: 6185

The WHO World report on ageing and health is not for the book shelf it is a living breathing testament to all older people who have fought for their voice to be heard at all levels of government across disciplines and sectors. - Mr Bjarne Hastrup President International Federation on Ageing and CEO DaneAge This report outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. This will require a transformation of health systems away from disease based curative models and towards the provision of older-person-centred and integrated care. It will require the development sometimes from nothing of comprehensive systems of long term care. It will require a coordinated response from many other sectors and multiple levels of government. And it will need to draw on better ways of measuring and monitoring the health and functioning of older populations. These actions are likely to be a sound investment in society's future. A future that gives older people the freedom to live lives that previous generations might never have imagined. The World report on ageing and health responds to these challenges by recommending equally profound changes in the way health policies for ageing populations are formulated and services are provided. As the foundation for its recommendations the report looks at what the latest evidence has to say about the ageing process noting that many common perceptions and assumptions about older people are based on outdated stereotypes. The report's recommendations are anchored in the evidence comprehensive and forward-looking yet eminently practical. Throughout examples of experiences from different countries are used to illustrate how specific problems can be addressed through innovation solutions. Topics explored range from strategies to deliver comprehensive and person-centred services to older populations to policies that enable older people to live in comfort and safety to ways to correct the problems and injustices inherent in current systems for long-term care.
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Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. Authorized Edition

Author: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393060416

Category: History

Page: 604

View: 5162

Provides the final report of the 9/11 Commission detailing their findings on the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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Author: Anthony J. Bennett

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781444152623

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 6206

Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for Edexcel A2 US Government & Politics you can: - Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise with content summaries and commentary from author Anthony J. Bennett- Show you fully understand key topics by using the examples to add depth to your knowledge of political subject issues- Apply political terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics- Improve your skills to tackle exam questions, with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers- Get exam-ready with last-minute quick quizzes at www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes CONTENTS: Unit 3C: Representative Processes in the USA Elections and voting Political parties Pressure groups Racial and ethnic politics Unit 4C: Governing the USA The Constitution Congress The presidency The Supreme Court
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Author: William Storey

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748630260

Category: Political Science

Page: 416

View: 4573

The US political system is designed to ensure that freedom and opportunity will always be protected, by making it almost impossible for power to become concentrated in the hands of a few people seeking to run society for their own benefit. Have these aims been achieved?The answer is that Americans have sharply contrasting views on how well their political system works. They disagreed with each other when they established the system at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and have continued to disagree ever since. This book covers the key issues, political systems and governing institutions at the heart of these disagreements, outlining the thinking behind the main points of view, to help its readers decide for themselves which viewpoint they find most persuasive.This new edition of the best-selling introduction to US Government and Politics has been completely revised and updated to reflect the changes in the area since the election of the new President.
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Author: Anthony J. Bennett

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781444107791

Category: Education

Page: 112

View: 1885

Written by experienced teachers, authors and examiners, Advanced TopicMasters take students beyond the basic textbooks. Each title explores the key questions and debates surrounding the topic, helping students to identify, analyse, interpret and evaluatie the material presented. These skills are developed through a series of short, source-based tasks that appear in each chapter and are accompanied by guidance notes on how to tackle the questions.
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Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309459540

Category: Medical

Page: 482

View: 4832

Drug overdose, driven largely by overdose related to the use of opioids, is now the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States. The ongoing opioid crisis lies at the intersection of two public health challenges: reducing the burden of suffering from pain and containing the rising toll of the harms that can arise from the use of opioid medications. Chronic pain and opioid use disorder both represent complex human conditions affecting millions of Americans and causing untold disability and loss of function. In the context of the growing opioid problem, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an Opioids Action Plan in early 2016. As part of this plan, the FDA asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to convene a committee to update the state of the science on pain research, care, and education and to identify actions the FDA and others can take to respond to the opioid epidemic, with a particular focus on informing FDA's development of a formal method for incorporating individual and societal considerations into its risk-benefit framework for opioid approval and monitoring.
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Author: Allen Drury

Publisher: Wordfire Press LLC

ISBN: 9781614755739

Category: Fiction

Page: 706

View: 1926

#1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner. A seminal work of political fiction-as relevant today as when it was first published. A sweeping tale of corruption and ambition cuts across the landscape of Washington, DC, with the breadth and realism that only an astute observer and insider can convey.
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