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The position of realists and liberals on security and the likelihood of conflict
This is also available on my podcast Liberals and realists have very different positions on security and the likelihood of conflict. Firstly they differ on..
To what extent do modern and classical liberals agree over the role of the state?
Each strand of liberalism believes in the idea of a limited state which is placed there by the people it governs, an idea brought about..
UK Politics Component 1
To what extent do socialists agree or disagree over equality of outcome
Equality of outcome is a concept, realisable through state policies and systems, in which all individuals have approximately the same material wealth and income. This..
UK Politics Component 2
Audio – Last minute tips on the global 3d exam
Some last minute tips for my students on the 3d exam, recorded on my way to work… http://alevelpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Recording-074406-061118-pol.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple..
Audio: How Sharp Power Threatens Soft Power
Joseph Nye discusses how nations are increasingly using ‘sharp power’ as part of their foreign policies. http://alevelpolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/pe_forw_000713_article_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts..
Why is Donald Trump tweeting out samosa recipes? https://t.co/fsVuhyhWhq
EU commission faces showdown over ‘European way of life’ job https://t.co/Q7TryqAXQ9
Year 12 this is really good background reading for our work on the constitution https://t.co/Y6rnxeM5j7
Everyone studying A Level Politics must watch 'For Sama'
I find the Iranian government a problematic one. But I can't help but think John Humphries on #bbctoday plays the role of the condescending and ill-informed westerner in this interview pretty well.