Global Concerns (Citizenship in Focus)

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9780007149773: Global Concerns (Citizenship in Focus)

This new edition of the popular Citizenship in Focus series is edited by John Foster, Britain's leading author in the field of Citizenship and PSHE. Presented in a stimulating, full-colour magazine format, these fully updated resources provide the complete package for Citizenship education at 14+.

The Citizen and the Law provides an accessible, up-to-date guide to Britain’s laws and legal system (including the police and prisons). This updated edition features coverage of the UK’s new Human Rights Act and investigates law-making at European levels.

Democracy in Action examines local, regional, national and European politics. This new edition includes sections on the impact of devolution and tackling voter apathy.

Media Matters is an entirely new title in the series, ideal for GCSE Short Course or post-16 work. It is designed to help students analyse the media’s influence and power in society, and the role it plays in a democracy.

Human Rights encourages students to engage with issues ranging from political and economic injustice to the rights of children. The new edition includes coverage of the UK Human Rights Act and examines the balance between rights and responsibilities.

Global Concerns adds a crucial global dimension to the series, helping to prepare students for life in an increasingly globalised society. Updated to cover the impact of events following 11 September 2001 with new sections on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.

An expanded and revised Teacher’s Resources features cross-referencing to the Key Stage 4 Programme of Study and Short Course requirements and 80 photocopiable worksheets.

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About the Author:

The series editor, John Foster, has written many successful resources for schools, including Your Life, Issues, Studywise and Viewpoints. He is also a best-selling poet. Simon Foster (Democracy in Action, Global Concerns and Human Rights) is an experienced educational author and a former political consultant.

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"The ... very successful student's books in the series cover all the necessary topics... newspaper cuttings and colour pictures are used effectively; and the questions are designed to provoke thought and debate" TES on the first edition "Citizenship in Focus is an excellent series of texts on citizenship ... This series will provide a tremendous resource for those seeking to integrate citizenship more closely into their class's curriculum." SchoolsNet

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