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Making and remaking the political: lessons from the US experience of civic and political engagement in the teaching of political science
This article sets out the case for the need for a greater level of academic debate by UK political scientists with regard to the teaching of civic and political engagement. Drawing on lessons from the United States, the ...
Bridging the gap: the UK between the US and the EU
(European Political Science, 2002)
Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to send Royal Marine Commandos to Afghanistan in the spring of 2002 resulted in the deployment of the largest military force assembled by Britain since the Gulf War of 1991. In 1991, ...
The European Union (EU) consists of the largest group of advanced industrial economies in the world. Its origins can be traced to plans that were set down in the interwar period of the 1920s to overcome tension between ...
Communities of practice: a research paradigm for the mixed methods approach
(Sage Publications, 2008-07)
Similar or Different? A Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Research in Political Science and International Relations Between the United States of America and the United Kingdom
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-05-12)
This article focuses on the nature of the writing in 73 articles published in six U.S. and UK Political Science and International Relations journals that focus on teaching and learning. A comparative analysis is made of ...
Tony Blair served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 until 27 June 2007, having been elected the youngest leader of the Labour Party on 21 July 1994. In office he had the distinction of winning three ...
Understanding first-year students' transition to university: A pilot study with implications for student engagement, assessment, and feedback
This article discusses the findings of a pilot-study that examined the adjustment experience of first-year students to university study. Based on a sample of 51 first-year students at one UK university, the article finds ...
Local representative democracy and protest politics: the case of the Five-star Movement
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-09-11)
In recent years, protest politics has become a relevant phenomenon in various European countries. Italy has witnessed the rise of the Five-star Movement (M5S), an anti-establishment party which, at the 2013 general election, ...