British Politics For Dummies 2e (For Dummies Series)

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Your updated and revised guide to British politics So, you want to be knowledgeable about British politics but don't know where to start? You've come to the right place! British Politics For Dummies is your essential guide to understanding even the trickiest questions surrounding politics in the UK. In no time, you'll have the confidence to discuss the ins and outs of past and present elections, political leaders, parties and ideologies. Packed with understandable information on the origins, history and structure of the UK parliamentary system, British Politics For Dummies offers a fascinating glimpse into the rollercoaster world of politics. Explaining everything from key political ideologies and the spread of democracy to the current election process and the differences between political parties, this hands-on, friendly guide is an ideal companion to British politics and elections. * Includes expanded coverage of coalition governments, devolution and independence efforts * Provides updated information on UKIP and Britain's place in Europe * Serves as a helpful guide to elections and British political parties electoral systems, voting behaviour and trends and the role of pressure groups and the media * Offers a fascinating examination of British politics on the world stage Whether you want to get to grips with British politics and government or build your knowledge beyond the basics, this updated edition of British Politics For Dummies is the place to start.

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"...presented in the same style that has made the Dummies series such as a success, it assumes no knowledge.....if you have questions that seem too basic to ask anyone, or you want to fill in some gaps in your knowledge, this book will be a useful addition to your bookshelf or e-reader" (The Sunday Post, May 2015)

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Learn to:

  • Make sense of elections and Britain's parties
  • Understand Britain's relationship with the EU
  • Discover more about politics in Scotland and Wales
  • See just what the Prime Minister and the Cabinet get up to all day

Your one-stop shop for all things British politics

Welcome to the fascinating world of British politics! Whether you're a student wanting to boost your chances of getting that A grade or just want the inside track on the big issues facing the UK--and the wider world--this guide has you covered.

  • Party on -- get to know the electoral systems, voting behaviour and trends and the scoop on political parties
  • Take it to the masses -- find out how the rise of social media has shaped and affected British politics
  • Ponder parliament -- examine Britain's constitution and parliamentary democracy, and find out how Westminster makes the laws that affect us all
  • All the world's a stage -- understand Britain's place on the international stage in the UN, the role of the G8 and G20 and how the EU works

Open the book and find:

  • Why politics and politicians are important
  • An examination of political ideologies
  • A look at great Prime Ministers
  • Major political scandals worth knowing
  • Political events that shaped the modern world
  • Ten political trends in the making
  • How pressure groups influence politicians

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