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Developing Assessment Practices in Politics
Up until the early 1990s the traditional approach to teaching and learning in Politics was to use examinations and essays as the primary method of assessing students. This was somewhat in contrast to other subject-based ...
(Wiley - Encyclopedia of Diplomacy, 2016)
The Lisbon Treaty was signed by the then twenty-seven European Union (EU) member states on 13 December 2007 and entered into force on 1 December 2009. Although it was the most significant reform to the EU since the Maastricht ...
EPS Symposium Diversity and Inclusion in Political Science
(European Political Science, 2016-10-18)
The discipline of Political Science in Europe: How different is it from Political Science in North America?
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-10-12)
Performance assessment in Europe
(Edward Elgar, 2015)
The manner by which students are assessed is a central factor in determining the nature of their learning experience. Over the last two decades there has been a gradual shift in the engagement of the Political Science ...
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 ...
Diplomacy: The Impact of the EU on its Member States
What implication does membership of the European Union (EU) have for the national diplomatic systems of its member states? How valid is the notion of a collective EU diplomacy? These two linked but distinct questions ...
Britain and the European Union: A Laggard Leader?
Numerous studies have portrayed Britain as an ‘awkward’, ‘reluctant’ and ‘semi-detached’ European Union (EU) member state that has been ‘at odds with Europe’ (George, 1998; Gowland and Turner, 2000; Wallace, 1997). It has ...