Us Government Politics Annual Update 2015

Author: Anthony J Bennett
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 1471833429
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Featuring information and analysis of recent events in US politics, this book provides you with topical source material to draw on for tasks throughout your course, and for answering examination questions. Written by an experienced and acknowledged expert in the field of US politics, this is the book you need if you are aiming for the highest grades at A2. - Reviews the key events and developments of 2014 you need to know, including the midterm elections - Students can analyse up-to-date examples and data to present knowledgeable and persuasive arguments - Written by an expert in US politics who knows what you need to know to get those top grades - The perfect update for your textbook, bringing you right up to date with all the topical material you need to succeed in your exams Contents 1. What can we learn from the 2014 midterm elections? 2. So just how polarised is America? 3. What's the Supreme Court been deciding in 2014? 4. By numbers: the Supreme Court's 2013-14 term 5. How to fix the presidential nomination process 6. Is Obama a weak president? 7. Are congressional committees 'Congress at work'? 8. What about the 2016 elections? Who's Who in US Politics 2015

Edexcel As Uk Government And Politics

Author: Neil McNaughton
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781444154870
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Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for Edexcel AS UK Government & Politics you can: - Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise, with content summaries and commentary from author Neil McNaughton - Show you fully understand key topics by using the examples to add depth to your knowledge of political subject issues - Apply political terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics - Improve your skills to tackle exam questions, with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers - Get exam-ready with last-minute quick quizzes at http://www.hodderplus.co.uk/myrevisionnotes CONTENTS: Unit 1 People and Politics 1 Democracy and political participation 2 Party policies and ideas 3 Elections 4 Pressure groups Unit 2 Governing the UK 5 The constitution 6 Parliament 7 The prime minister and cabinet 8 Judges and civil liberties

Edexcel A2 Government Politics Student Unit Guide New Edition Unit 3c Representative Processes In The Usa

Author: Tremaine Baker
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 1444153005
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Written by a senior examiner, Tremaine Baker, this Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 3C: Representative Processes in the USA.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade

The Future Of Liberalism

Author: Alan Wolfe
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307271366
Size: 59.85 MB
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A compelling and deeply felt exploration and defense of liberalism: what it actually is, why it is relevant today, and how it can help our society chart a forward course. The Future of Liberalism represents the culmination of four decades of thinking and writing about contemporary politics by Alan Wolfe, one of America’s leading scholars, hailed by one critic as “one of liberalism’s last and most loyal sons.” Wolfe mines the bedrock of the liberal tradition, explaining how Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, John Dewey, and other celebrated minds helped shape liberalism’s central philosophy. Wolfe also examines those who have challenged liberalism since its inception, from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to modern conservatives, religious fundamentalists, and evolutionary theorists such as Richard Dawkins. Drawing on both the inspiration and insights of seminal works such as John Locke’s Second Treatise on Government, Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments, Kant’s essay “What is Enlightenment?,” and Mill’s On Liberty and The Subjection of Women, Wolfe ambitiously sets out to define what it truly means to be a liberal. He analyzes and applauds liberalism’s capacious conception of human nature, belief that people outweigh ideology, passion for social justice, faith in reason and intellectual openness, and respect for individualism. And we see how the liberal tradition can influence and illuminate contemporary debates on immigration, abortion, executive power, religious freedom, and free speech. But Wolfe also makes it clear that before liberalism can be successfully applied to today’s problems, it needs to be recovered, understood, and embraced—not just by Americans but by all modern people—as the most beneficial way to live in our complex modern world. The Future of Liberalism is a crucial, enlightening, and immensely rewarding step in that direction. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Banglapedia

Author: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
Publisher:
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On various subjects pertaining to Bangladesh.

The Milinda Panha Annotated Edition

Author: Thomas William Rhys Davids
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849622428
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This is the extended and annotated edition including * an extensive annotation of more than 10.000 words about the history and basics of Buddhism, written by Thomas William Rhys Davids * an interactive table-of-contents * perfect formatting for electronic reading devices According to tradition, Menander embraced the Buddhist faith, as described in the Milinda Panha, a classical Pali Buddhist text on the discussions between Milinda and the Buddhist sage Nāgasena. He is described as constantly accompanied by a guard of 500 Greek ("Yonaka") soldiers, and two of his counsellors are named Demetrius and Antiochus. This type of discussion was known to ancient Greeks as a "sozo", it is important for Buddhists to understand the cultural context in which this discussion was held. (from wikipedia.com)

The Christian Theology Reader

Author: Alister E. McGrath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118874366
Size: 65.54 MB
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Regarded as the leading text in Christian theology for the last 25 years, Alister E. McGrath’s The Christian Theology Reader is now available in a new 5th edition featuring completely revised and updated content. Brings together more than 350 readings from over 200 sources that chart 2,000 years of Christian history Situates each reading within the appropriate historical and theological context with its own introduction, commentary, and study questions Includes new readings on world Christianity and feminist, liberation, and postcolonial theologies, as well as more selections by female theologians and theologians from the developing world Contains additional pedagogical features, such as new discussion questions and case studies, and a robust website with new videos by the author to aid student learning Designed to function as a stand-alone volume, or as a companion to Christian Theology: An Introduction, 6th edition, for a complete overview of the subject