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A pluralist society? Only if you have 200k!

Clearly Peter Cruddas isn’t the only one offering access for cash, but he’s been caught…you can use this example in an essay on political power… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-17504798

Power of the media?

A good article from the BBC today looking at the media influence on politics and which leaders are selected http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17399310

People power? Examining the impact of social media….

A great link below. It’s American politics but it’s a terrific example for A2 2: political power. Has social media given “the people” more power to directly challenge elites? It seems like it… Read on… ** Can Limbaugh survive advertiser boycott? ** Rush Limbaugh’s repeated apologies to a female student over “slut” jibe has not … Continue reading

Greek crisis creates huge instability within the 17 country â‚¬zone.

This is an example of instability on a global scale and is a useful example on a political power essay. How much say does the Greek PM really have with the Greek populace breathing down his neck on one side and the IMF, G20 nations and Eurozone countries on the other…(far too many organisations for … Continue reading

You’re ready for this handout now!

Theories of power A fairly detailed handout but a good overview of the theories (excluding feminism). Withheld in class as Haralambos & Holborn was enough to contend with at first!!

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