UK Government & Politics Annual Update 2014 (Paperback)

by Neil McNaughton, Eric Magee

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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 experienced teachers 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 experienced authors who know 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 2013 elections: who won and does it matter? Chapter 2 UKIP: a new political force or merely a protest group? Chapter 3 Political parties: are they ideology-free zones? Chapter 4 Welfare reform: real change or just cost-cutting? Chapter 5 Lobby and all-party groups: a threat to democracy? Chapter 6 E-petitions: a form of democratic renewal? Chapter 7 Boris Johnson: Britain's next Conservative prime minister? Chapter 8 Select committees: are they effective? Chapter 9 'Civil servants advise, ministers decide': fact or fiction? Chapter 10 Rights: is the European Convention on Human Rights Chapter 11 Briefings

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