How to Run the Country Manual (BOK)

Ian Rock

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A step-by-step guide to running Great Britain Managing Britain is a complex operation - one that dramatically affects all of our lives as citizens. Now Haynes have put together a team of experts to write a 'workshop manual' that explains in plain English how the system works - a 'nuts & bolts' layperson's guide to all the big questions that concern people - which politicians rarely give straight answers to. Split into extensive sections on economics, politics and society, Haynes show how to strip down the machinery of state and give it a good servicing! Part 1: Economics Where does the money come from? How to build a strong economy, world-class businesses and quality jobs Housing booms, downturns, inflation and debt Austerity v growth Markets, trade and competition The City, finance and regulation Industry and exports Part 2: Politics Where does all the money go? How the system works - democracy, voting, making laws Keeping them honest - controls on too much power at the top Devolving power - home nations and regions Parliament and the monarchy Political Parties - what do they stand for? Who does what in government - and where does the real power lie? On the world stage - our role in the EU and with the US. Part 3: Society Who are we? Home nations and national identity The glue that binds us together - local and national pride How fair is our society? Globalisation - how independent are we? Immigration - pros & cons Privatisation - pros & cons Importance of the NHS, education and environment


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2015 Forfatter Ian Rock
ISBN 9780857338006
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 21cm x 27cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 748 gram Emner og form Public administration