Groundwork Democracy by James Laxar
  

Groundwork Democracy

Written by James Laxar
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Synopsis

Groundwork Democracy by James Laxar

A series of books for Key stages 3 - 4, aimed at secondary school librarians, these 4 titles provide an overview of key and contemporary political and social issues covered at this stage of the curriculum. Ground Work delivers easy to access information and the background behind these sometimes controversial topics in a lively and accessible way. Each book in the series addresses key questions about pressing social issues from: what is climate change and where do we go from here?; globalisation and the widening gap between the rich and the rest of the population; to bridging the gap between different cultures and religions; and the controversial topic of genocide and who is at threat from this ultimate crime against humanity? Democracy looks at Globalisation and the and key threats to democracy across the globe, even in countries where it has been long-established, demonstrating that democracy is about much more than just having the right to vote.

About the Author

James Laxar is an award-winning author who has written many books non-fiction books for children. He also appears regularly on television discussions about issues of the day, as well as hosting a series of films on the global economy.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
144 pages

Author

James Laxar
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Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

26th August 2010

ISBN

9781408127797


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