British Politics For Dummies
Part I: The Basics of Politics.
Chapter 1: Taking in the Political Universe.
Chapter 2: Understanding Why Politics and Politicians Are Important.
Chapter 3: Looking at Participatory Democracy.
Chapter 4: Examining Political Ideologies.
Chapter 5: Forming the British Political State.
Part II: Elections and Britain’s Parties.
Chapter 6: Counting the Votes: Differing Electoral Systems.
Chapter 7: Voting Behaviour and Trends.
Chapter 8: Homing in on Political Parties.
Chapter 9: Piling On the Pressure Groups.
Chapter 10: Scrutinising Politics and the Media.
Part III: The Ins and Outs of Parliament.
Chapter 11: Examining Britain’s Constitution.
Chapter 12: Britain’s Parliamentary Democracy.
Chapter 13: Gazing at the Summit: The PM and Cabinet.
Chapter 14: Assessing Ministers and Civil Servants.
Chapter 15: Taking in the Courts and Judiciary.
Chapter 16: Laying Bare Local Government and Devolution.
Chapter 17: Joining the Lawmakers: Becoming a Politician.
Part IV: Politics Worldwide.
Chapter 18: Understanding Britain’s Place in the World.
Chapter 19: Taking In the International Stage.
Chapter 20: Expanding Horizons: Europe and the EU.
Chapter 21: Leading the Free World: US Politics.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Great Prime Ministers.
Chapter 23: Ten Major Political Scandals.
Chapter 24: Ten Political Events that Shaped the Modern World.
Chapter 25: Ten Political Trends for the Future.
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