This highly popular textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of AS students, providing comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date coverage of core topics in AS government and politics. Carefully structured around the specifications, the textbook combines authoritative discussion with the latest facts and figures. Frequent Summary boxes and definitions of Key Terms aid comprehension and revision, while an Exam Focus section at the end of each chapter offers source-based exercises relating to the text and assignments for extension work, drawing on further reading.
Mark Garnett is currently a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester. He is an editor of POLITICS REVIEW and has written several books on post-war British politics. Philip Lynch is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester. He is an editor of POLITICS REVIEW and his publications include The Politics of Nationhood: Sovereignty, Britishness and Conservative Politics. Eric Magee is an experienced teacher, Head of Department, Chief Examiner and Chair of Examiners. He was a key member of the team which produced QCA's Subject Criteria for Government and Politics, the template for the AS and A2 specifications, and is an editor of POLITICS REVIEW.