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Politics is a complex subject, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. This book, complete with exercises and answers, forms a course which will take you from beginner or intermediate level to having a firm grasp of the main topics in politics and government. This book includes: simple step-by-step explanations, to help you grasp new ideas or those that have previously confused you; test questions throughout, to help you embed your learning and improve your confidence; and case studies to deepen your understanding – all in one great-value book, so you don’t need any separate textbooks.

Chapters include: Key issues in politics; Political ideologies; Elections and electoral systems; Political parties and party systems; Pressure groups and protest; The media; Constitutions and human rights; The bureaucracy; Executive, legislative and judicial branches of government; The nation state; International terrorism and political extremism.

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The Complete Introduction series from Teach Yourself is the ultimate one-stop guide for anyone wanting a comprehensive and accessible entry point into subjects as diverse as philosophy, mathematics, psychology, Shakespeare and practical electronics. Loved by students and perfect for general readers who simply want to learn more about the world around them, these books are your first choice for discovering something new.