Civics Citizenship

Citizenship and Belonging: Immigration and the Politics of by James Hampshire

By James Hampshire

James Hampshire explores the politics of immigration in postwar Britain and indicates how rules of race, demography and belonging intertwined to form immigration coverage. it's the first publication to give an explanation for immigration when it comes to the politics of demographic governance - how states deal with and control their populations - and offers a far wanted ancient context to present debates. moreover, the publication develops new views at the ways that racialized rules inspired politics and policy-making.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Government, Second by Mary M. Shaffrey, Melanie Fonder

By Mary M. Shaffrey, Melanie Fonder

The main updated common reference e-book at the heritage and constitution of U.S. govt. This evaluate of all of the government’s significant associations and businesses, the election technique, and the construction and passing of legislation and taxes has been up-to-date with the most recent info on such vital matters as crusade finance reform, fundraising, and fatherland protection. • thoroughly up to date source part comprises the newest executive web pages • the one American executive publication to incorporate the result of the 2004 presidential election • Re-structured to enrich highschool and school political science/civics classes

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5 Steps to a 5 on the AP: U.S. Government and Politics (5 by Pamela K. Lamb

By Pamela K. Lamb

For the multiple million scholars taking the AP checks every year Boxed charges supplying suggestion from scholars who've aced the assessments and from AP lecturers and school professors pattern checks that heavily simulate genuine tests evaluate fabric in response to the contents of the newest assessments Icons highlighting vital evidence, vocabulary, and regularly requested questions web content and hyperlinks to useful on-line try out assets, besides writer electronic mail addresses for college kids with follow-up questions Authors who're both AP path teachers or examination builders

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The Refuge and the Fortress: Britain and the Flight from by J. Seabrook, Jon Snow

By J. Seabrook, Jon Snow

Within the seventy fifth anniversary of CARA (Council for supporting Refugee Academics), this ebook explores the reviews and achievements of refugee lecturers and their rescuers to recount Britains past relationship with in another country sufferers of persecution, and as very important questions about our present-day attitudes in the direction of immigration and asylum.

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From Slavery to Citizenship by Richard Ennals

By Richard Ennals

Citizenship isn't really a spectator recreation; it's all approximately engagement. From Slavery to Citizenship is a part of a much bigger photograph - a improvement strategy which will allow us to realize extra keep an eye on over our personal lives and to participate in judgements in regards to the destiny course of society and the agencies we are concerned in.This e-book is uncommon in suggesting that slavery isn't really a distant historic  phenomenon, yet a basic portion of our current. humans were  slaves long ago and a few individuals are enslaved today.The topic of slavery is extremely charged with emotion. From Slavery to Citizenship seeks to facilitate discussion and to bridge gaps. this can be not easy as humans were conversing diverse languages and dealing from diverse units of assumptions. a primary step is to pay attention and to profit from differences.In this ebook, a unmarried author's voice brings jointly contributions from significant public figures and revered thinkers. inside a wealthy tapestry of views, there isn't any unmarried line of argument, or one total end. There are contributions from Africa, North and South the United States, Western and jap Europe and Asia, and from discourses in paintings supplier, occupational healthiness, psychiatry and human rights, in addition to education.After studying the ebook, you're not likely to finish that each one of the individuals have agreed, yet you will discover that they provide you a place to begin from which to mirror and start dialogue, in addition to the instruments to interact in energetic citizenship.

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Civic Republicanism (Problems of Philosophy) by Iseult Honohan

By Iseult Honohan

Civic Republicanism is a worthwhile severe advent to at least one of an important issues in political philosophy. during this e-book, Iseult Honohan provides an authoritative and obtainable account of civic republicanism, its origins and its difficulties. The ebook examines the entire imperative topics of this political concept. within the first a part of the publication, Honohan explores the thought of old culture, that's a defining element of civic republicanism, its price and even if a endured culture is sustainable. She additionally discusses the critical suggestions of republicanism, how they've got advanced, in what conditions civic republicanism may be utilized and its styles of re-emergence. within the moment a part of the publication, modern interpretation of republican political idea is explored and query of civic advantage and participation are raised. what's the nature of the typical strong? What does it suggest to place public ahead of inner most pursuits and what does freedom suggest in a republican nation? Honohan explores those in addition to different questions about the sustainability of republican idea within the form of assorted societies we are living in this day. Civic Republicanism might be crucial analyzing for college students of politics and philosophy.

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Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, Volume by Patrick G Coy, Patrick G. Coy

By Patrick G Coy, Patrick G. Coy

Social stream techniques and coalition dynamics in pursuits are of the most well liked arenas for state-of-the-art study. Many case reports provide invaluable analytical home windows by which we will comprehend the strategic offerings made by means of person circulation organisations. both if no more vital questions stay approximately how the positions a flow association occupies within the broader social flow box affects strategic decision-making. Coalition politics and conflicts topic to social movements.Thus part one among this quantity of "Research in Social activities, Conflicts and alter" offers a sequence of papers all for the advanced dynamics of coalitions and the interorganizational kinfolk inside social events. one other part follows instantly that compliments in an built-in method the 1st, this one concerned about strategic selection making in social routine, together with with reference to strategic alliances. the amount closes with a 3rd part on political possibilities and political inequalities. This quantity of the "Research in Social routine, Conflicts and alter" does what the sequence has continuously performed top: exhibit sound empirical paintings and artistic theory-building that addresses these questions at present on the vanguard of the sphere.

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Texas Politics Today, 2011-2012 Edition by William Earl Maxwell, Ernest Crain, Adolfo Santos

By William Earl Maxwell, Ernest Crain, Adolfo Santos

The most well-liked publication for this path, TEXAS POLITICS this present day bargains a variety of viewpoints from a number of authors, each one a well-known authority at the Lone big name kingdom. the recent variation encourages severe considering and civic participation with rules for the way to get entangled, inquiries to debate, and present event-based essays all through. Its wealthy, nuanced shows of present matters comparable to range, immigration, redistricting, and the 2010 elections supply a pragmatic photograph of the Texas political procedure and decision-making approaches.

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