Everything you need to know about politics in one place.
This is your go-to guide to politics
As the UK gears up for a snap general election on the back of a hotly contested and divisive referendum, there has never been a better time to discover more about politics and how it works.
Politics: A Complete Introduction explains everything you need to know, giving you a comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to a complex subject.
Inside you will learn about different political ideologies and systems, referendums, elections and electoral systems, political parties and party systems, protest, the media and politics, constitutions and human rights, what the courts do, and how the machinery of government is organised. It also covers the nation state in the modern world and international terrorism.
Politics: A Complete Introduction is a jargon-free guide that will get you informed, fast.
Dr Peter Joyce is Principal Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research interests lie in the juncture of politics, criminal justice, and protest. His other publishers include Sage and Routledge.