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Get Set for Politics By Keith Faulks

Get Set for Politics
by Keith Faulks

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The Politics volume assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. For students who have never studied Politics before, it will give an idea of what to expect. For students already studying Politics at school, it will provide a concise but comprehensive learning aid.
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Get Set for Politics by Keith Faulks

The Politics volume assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. For students who have never studied Politics before, it will give an idea of what to expect. For students already studying Politics at school, it will provide a concise but comprehensive learning aid. Part One concentrates on defining Politics, covering key concepts in political analysis and looking at Politics as an academic subject. Part Two covers core subjects taught in most Politics degrees. Topics include political theory, government, and international relations. Part Three tackles the study skills needed at university level and discusses issues such as lectures, tutorials and seminars; writing skills; essays and dissertations; and examinations. It also covers the transferable skills students will gain from the study of Politics and guidance on future employment and careers.

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About Keith Faulks


Keith Faulks is Reader in Citizenship at the University of Central Lancashire. Author of Citizenship in Modern Britain (Edinburgh University Press, 1998), Political Sociology: A Critical Introduction (Edinburgh University Press, 2000) Citizenship: Key Ideas in Social Science (Routledge, 2000) and co-author of Get Set For Politics (with Ken Phillips and Alex Thomson) (Edinburgh University Press, 2003). Alex Thomson is Principal Lecturer in Politics at Coventry University. He is an experienced teacher of Politics, and his previous publications include Incomplete Engagement: US Foreign Policy Towards the Republic of South Africa (Avebury, 1996), An Introduction to African Politics (Routledge, 2000; second edition 2004), and (as co-author) Get Set for Politics (EUP, 2003).

Table of Contents


Introduction; Part I: Definining Politics; 1. What is Politics?; 2. Key Concepts in Political Analysis; 3. Politics as an Academic Subject; Part II: The Sub-Disciplines of Politics; 4. Political Theory; 5. Government; 6. International Relations; Part III: Politics and Skills; 7. Skills for Studying Politics; 8. Key Skills and Employability; Glossary; References; Index.

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GOR002816948
Get Set for Politics by Keith Faulks
Keith Faulks
Get Set for University
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Edinburgh University Press
2003-03-21
224
0748615458
9780748615452
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