UK Government & Politics

By Paul Fairclough
February 2010
Hodder Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780340991114
208 pages, Illustrated
$34.50 Paper original

The A-Z UK Government and Politics Handbook explains all the key terms in your A-level course, and has been completely updated for the new AS and A2 specifications. Each entry begins with a clear definition and is followed by explanation, worked examples and cross-references where relevant.

The handbook provides expert advice from a leading author that will help familiarise you with the language of UK government and politics; the more important the term, the more detailed the entry. It is invaluable for students of all pre-university courses, as well as undergraduates.

This new digital edition includes free access to a supporting website to make searching for terms even quicker, and a free desktop widget to bring concise definitions instantly to your fingertips.

For new students — terms and concepts clearly explained
Throughout the course — full explanations of important and challenging concepts that will help you tackle your course assignments with confidence
For focused exam revision — detailed revision lists for each exam board and invaluable advice from leading examiners, both online and in the book

About the Author(s):
Paul Fairclough is an AS Principal Examiner and Head of Politics at a large college. He is a regular contributor in Politics Review, a member of the magazine’s editorial board, and the author of a number of books including the AS UK Government and Politics Textbook 3rd Edition. Eric Magee is the editor of Politics Review and consultant editor of politics titles for Philip Allan Updates including A2 US Government and Politics Textbook 3rd Edition.

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