Becoming British

Author: Thom Brooks
Publisher: Biteback Publishing
ISBN: 9781785900150
Release Date: 2016-05-24
Genre: Political Science

From Syrian asylum seekers to super-rich foreign investors, immigration is one of the most controversial issues facing Britain today. Politicians kick the subject from one election to the next with energetic but ineffectual promises to 'crack down', while newspaper editors plaster it across front pages. But few know the truth behind the headlines; indeed, the almost daily changes to our complex immigration laws pile up so quickly that even the officials in charge struggle to keep up. In this clear, concise guide, Thom Brooks, one of the UK's leading experts on British citizenship - and a newly initiated British citizen himself - deftly navigates the perennially thorny path, exploding myths and exposing absurdities along the way. Ranging from how to test for 'Britishness' to how to tackle EU 'free movement', Becoming British explores how UK immigration really works - and sparks a long-overdue debate about how it should work. Combining expert analysis with a blistering critique of the failings of successive governments, this is the definitive guide to one of the most hotly disputed issues in the UK today. Wherever you stand on the immigration debate, Brooks's wryly observed account is the essential road map.

Britishness Belonging and Citizenship

Author: Devyani Prabhat
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781447344476
Release Date: 2018-03-27
Genre: Social Science

Long term resident migrants to the UK still face significant barriers to citizenship. Dr Prabhat captures the experiences of those who successfully become British citizens through stories of belonging, citizenship, and the law. The book illuminates the gap between policy and practice in gaining British citizenship.

The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy

Author: Annabelle Lever
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315461717
Release Date: 2018-10-26
Genre: Philosophy

What does it mean to do public policy ethics today? How should philosophers engage with ethical issues in policy-making when policy decisions are circumscribed by political and pragmatic concerns? How do ethical issues in public policy differ between areas such as foreign policy, criminal justice, or environmental policy? The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy addresses all these questions and more, and is the first handbook of its kind. It is comprised of 41 chapters written by leading international contributors, and is organised into four clear sections covering the following key topics: Methodology: philosophical approaches to public policy, ethical expertise, knowledge, and public policy Democracy and public policy: identity, integration and inclusion: voting, linguistic policy, discrimination, youth policy, religious toleration, and the family Public goods: defence and foreign policy, development and climate change, surveillance and internal security, ethics of welfare, healthcare and fair trade, sovereignty and territorial boundaries, and the ethics of nudging Public policy challenges: criminal justice, policing, taxation, poverty, disability, reparation, and ethics of death policies. The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy is essential reading for students and researchers in philosophy, politics, and social policy. It will be equally useful to those in related disciplines, such as economics and law, or professional fields, such as business administration or policy-making in general.

Tatort Unternehmen

Author: Hartmut Berghoff
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 9783110422795
Release Date: 2016-06-06
Genre: History

Haben Märkte in der BRD und den USA unterschiedlich funktioniert? Das Buch geht dieser Frage mit Hilfe der Wirtschaftssoziologie am Beispiel des Marktes für TV-Geräte nach. Es zeigt, dass die sozialen Kontexte das Markthandeln der Hersteller, Händler und Konsumenten entscheidend prägten. Dabei geht es über die Schablone nationaler "Marktkulturen" hinaus und zeigt die Veränderungen und Ähnlichkeiten des Marktes in den beiden Gesellschaften.

Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei illustriert

Author: Karl Marx
Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781635376982
Release Date: 2018-03-21
Genre: Philosophy

Das Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, auch Das Kommunistische Manifest genannt, ist ein programmatischer text, in dem Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels große Teile der später als „Marxismus“ bezeichneten Weltanschauung entwickelten.Das Manifest entstand im Auftrag des Bundes der Kommunisten, der darin seine Anschauungen darlegen wollte. Es beginnt mit dem heute geflügelten Wort: „Ein Gespenst geht um in Europa – das Gespenst des Kommunismus“ und endet mit dem bekannten Aufruf: „Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!

Pass the British Citizenship Test Teach Yourself Ebook Epub

Author: Bernice Walmsley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444129601
Release Date: 2010-03-26
Genre: Study Aids

Pass the British Citizenship Test will enable you to pass the test which will allow you to apply for for indefinite leave to remain or naturalisation as a British citizen. Covering everything from the application and what you need to know to practice questions and what comes after the test, this book will prepare you for the whole process. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the British Citizenship test. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

British Politics For Dummies

Author: Julian Knight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118971529
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Political Science

Your updated and revised guide to British politics So, you want to be knowledgeable about British politics butdon't know where to start? You've come to the right place!British Politics For Dummies is your essential guide tounderstanding even the trickiest questions surrounding politics inthe UK. In no time, you'll have the confidence to discuss the insand outs of past and present elections, political leaders, partiesand ideologies. Packed with understandable information on the origins, historyand structure of the UK parliamentary system, British PoliticsFor Dummies offers a fascinating glimpse into the rollercoasterworld of politics. Explaining everything from key politicalideologies and the spread of democracy to the current electionprocess and the differences between political parties, thishands-on, friendly guide is an ideal companion to British politicsand elections. Includes expanded coverage of coalition governments, devolutionand independence efforts Provides updated information on UKIP and Britain's place inEurope Serves as a helpful guide to elections and British politicalparties—electoral systems, voting behaviour and trends andthe role of pressure groups and the media Offers a fascinating examination of British politics on theworld stage Whether you want to get to grips with British politics andgovernment or build your knowledge beyond the basics, this updatededition of British Politics For Dummies is the placeto start.

F r einen linken Populismus

Author: Chantal Mouffe
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 9783518759868
Release Date: 2018-09-10
Genre: Political Science

Kann es das geben, einen guten, linken Populismus? Chantal Mouffe vertritt die Auffassung, dass dies möglich und sogar notwendig ist – eine Position, die ihr auch Kritik eingetragen hat. Führt das nicht zu einer gefährlichen Emotionalisierung? Läuft das nicht ebenfalls auf eine Unterscheidung zwischen gutem Volk und bösem Establishment hinaus? Politik, so Mouffe, funktioniere nun einmal über konfrontative Wir/sie-Konstruktionen; und ja, es gebe eine Art »Oligarchie«, die eine Verwirklichung demokratischer und ökologischer Ziele verhindere. Dies mache klare politische Alternativen und neue progressive Allianzen erforderlich. Eine so präzise wie provokante Intervention, die angesichts der Krise sozialliberaler Parteien und der Debatte um »Identitätspolitik« für Gesprächsstoff sorgen wird.

Defining British Citizenship

Author: Rieko Karatani
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135762322
Release Date: 2004-08-02
Genre: Political Science

Unlike many nations Britain had not developed a national citizenship by the 20th century. Instead belonging in Britain was merely a function of allegiance to the Crown. This lack of definition was seen as beneficial. This title explores the implications of such vagueness as a new millennium begins.

GCSE Citizenship Studies for AQA

Author: Joan Campbell
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 0435808109
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Citizenship

This text offers comprehensive exam advice to help students prepare effectively for the exam.

Die Schock Strategie

Author: Naomi Klein
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104907260
Release Date: 2017-07-20
Genre: History

Erst Schock durch Krieg oder Katastrophe, dann der sogenannte Wiederaufbau: Es funktioniert immer nach den gleichen Mechanismen. Wo vor dem Tsunami Fischer ihren Lebensunterhalt verdienten, stehen heute luxuriöse Hotelresorts, im Irak wurden nach dem Krieg die Staatsbetriebe und die Ölwirtschaft neu verteilt - an westliche Konzerne. Existenzen werden vernichtet, es herrscht Wild-West-Kapitalismus der reinsten Sorte. Naomi Klein, Autorin des Welt-Bestsellers ›No Logo‹, weist in ihrem beeindruckenden Buch nach, wie der Siegeszug der neoliberalen Ideologie in den letzten dreißig Jahren auf extremer Gewalt, auf Katastrophen und sogar auf Folter beruht, um die ungezügelte Marktwirtschaft rund um die Welt von Lateinamerika über Osteuropa und Russland bis nach Südafrika und in den Irak durchzusetzen.

Orientalismus

Author: Edward W. Said
Publisher:
ISBN: 3100710088
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Europa - Orientbild - Kultur - Geschichte 1800-2000


Paradoxical Citizenship

Author: Silvia Nagy
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 073910988X
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Literary Criticism

In a collection of intriguing essays on the work of Edward Said, internationally-recognized scholars pay homage to the late critic by addressing many aspects of his oeuvre, including his breakthrough Orientalism, the role of the intellectual, the Question of Palestine, and finally his dramatic memoir, Out of Place. This volume is a useful contribution for classroom use, as well as recreational reading for those interested in the work of this controversial thinker.