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May 21, 2013 / C H Thompson

Power and Politics Overview

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What is politics?

General elections explained

Democracy explained

What is Parliament?

What happens in Parliament?

Parliament and government

How do you become an MP

General elections

Study questions for learning and understanding

What is power?

Weber

Lukes

Foucault

Study questions for learning and understanding

Different types of power

Pluralism

Elite Theory

Marxist

Postmodernist

Feminism

Feminist theories and power

Women Politicians and the Media

Ethnicity and power

Study questions for learning and understanding

How does the state use its power?

What is the state?

Pluralist theories of the state

New Right theories of the state

Marxist

neo-Marxist

State-centred theories

Postmodernist

Revision Powerpoint

Study questions for learning and understanding

Why have different political parties?

Democratic process

Conservative

Labour

Liberal Democrats

Ukip

Greens

Ideological shifts of political parties

Gaining political power

General elections

Election camaigns

Election results 1997 – 2010 with explanations

Overview on voting behaviour from 1970s – Butler and Stokes – Sarlvik and Crewe

Mrs Thatcher’s influence on voting behaviour

Media influences on voting behaviour

Media, politicians and image

Influences on voting behaviour

Questions for learning and understanding

Pressure groups and new social movements (NSMs)

Political participation

Pressure groups

Pressure group methods

NSMs

Difference between traditional pressure groups and NSMs

Study questions for learning and understanding

Study questions for learning and understanding B

Media power and politics

What is the media?

Media stereotyping

Influences on news content

Media effects on audiences

Voting by newspaper readership

Party image and the media

Study questions for learning and understanding

Do media owners control content?

Media content

Pluralist view of media owners

Marxist view of media owners

Neo-Marxist view of media owners

Media influences on voting behaviour

Rupert Murdoch’s influence on voting behaviour

Study questions for learning and understanding

Globalisation

What is globalisation?

Globalisation and the state

Overview of globalisation

Revision exercises

Make a connection

Revision question and answer images

Essay questions with answers

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