Fully covers the Edexcel specification and the most recent political developments so you can make sense of them in the context of you studies. 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
Neil McNaughton is a full-time consultant and author and was formerly Head of Politics and Economics at University College School, Hampstead.
Unit 1 People and politics 1.1 Democracy and politcal participation 1.2 Party politics and ideas 1.3 Elections 1.4 Pressure groups Unit 2 Governing the UK 2.1 The UK government 2.2 Parliament 2.3 The prime minister and cabinet 2.4 The judiciary and civil liberties