Global Concerns by Simon Foster


Global Concerns by Simon Foster

This series can be used to support a range of courses including citizenship studies GCSE and post-16 programmes. It has an accessible magazine style and coverage of contemporary issues. The second edition sees the addition of Media Matters , as well as comprehensive revision of existing titles. Media Matters considers the power of the media to influence perceptions and actions. It includes extensive coverage of how the Internet and other global media impact on communities. Other titles in the series include: Democracy in Action , which provides information on how Britain is governed and covers key political issues such as voter turnout, elected mayors and the impact of devolution; The Citizen and the Law , which covers Britain's legal system, including coverage of the Human Rights Act and recent reform of police powers and youth justice; and Human Rights includes material on the right to education, rights of terrorist suspects and moves to a European Charter of Rights. There is also a new edition of the Teacher's Resources title, which includes teacher's notes for Media Matters and all the student's books. This particular text, Global Concerns , has been fully updated to include the impact of events following 11 September 2001, with new sections on terrorism, weapons of mass destruction and the globalisation debate.


The ! very successful student's books in the series cover all the necessary topics! newspaper cuttings and colour pictures are used effectively; and the questions are designed to provoke thought and debate TES on the first edition Citizenship in Focus is an excellent series of texts on citizenship ! This series will provide a tremendous resource for those seeking to integrate citizenship more closely into their class's curriculum. SchoolsNet

About the Author

The series editor, John Foster, has written many successful resources for schools, including Your Life, Issues, Studywise and Viewpoints. He is also a best-selling poet. Simon Foster (Democracy in Action, Global Concerns and Human Rights) is an experienced educational author and a former political consultant.

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32 pages


Simon Foster
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Publication date

20th January 2003



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