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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 ...
Similar or Different? A Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Research in Political Science and International Relations Between the United States of America and the United Kingdom
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-05-12)
This article focuses on the nature of the writing in 73 articles published in six U.S. and UK Political Science and International Relations journals that focus on teaching and learning. A comparative analysis is made of ...
Tony Blair served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2 May 1997 until 27 June 2007, having been elected the youngest leader of the Labour Party on 21 July 1994. In office he had the distinction of winning three ...
Feedback-Dialogues: Exploring the student perspective
(Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2012-01-18)
There have been many recommendations for dialogue to be part of the feedback process for students in higher education. In this paper we report on the findings of feedback-dialogue practices among 17 History, Politics and ...