Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2008

400 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719077159

Bookseller Code (06)


Understanding US/UK government and politics (2nd Edn)

A comparative guide

Duncan Watts

Published by Manchester University Press

Understandings MUP

  • Fully updated to take account of the many changes in US and UK politics since the first edition was published, including the War on Terror and theunderwhelming re-election of George W
  • Bush and Tony Blair Specifically geared to the needs of A2 level students, with key points to consider, boxed summaries, definitions of significant terms and including lists of useful websites and likely examination questions at the end of each chapter
  • Deals with a major issue for all A2 level students in its comparison of US and UK politics and government, and closely follows the syllabuses of the main examination boards
  • Clear and accessible in style, it offers invaluable insights into the similarities and differences in British and American politics
  • The underlying ideas and values of British and American people are compared, in order that the reader has a sound background understanding of the two societies

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