How to Run the Country Manual : The Step-by-Step Guide to Running Great Britain Hardback
by Ian Rock
A step-by-step guide to running Great Britain Managing Britain is a complex operation - one that dramatically affects all of our lives as citizens.
Now Haynes have put together a team of experts to write a 'workshop manual' that explains in plain English how the system works - a 'nuts & bolts' layperson's guide to all the big questions that concern people - which politicians rarely give straight answers to.
Split into extensive sections on economics, politics and society, Haynes show how to strip down the machinery of state and give it a good servicing!
Part 1: Economics Where does the money come from? How to build a strong economy, world-class businesses and quality jobs Housing booms, downturns, inflation and debt Austerity v growth Markets, trade and competition The City, finance and regulation Industry and exports Part 2: Politics Where does all the money go? How the system works - democracy, voting, making laws Keeping them honest - controls on too much power at the top Devolving power - home nations and regions Parliament and the monarchy Political Parties - what do they stand for? Who does what in government - and where does the real power lie?On the world stage - our role in the EU and with the US.
Part 3: Society Who are we? Home nations and national identity The glue that binds us together - local and national pride How fair is our society? Globalisation - how independent are we? Immigration - pros & cons Privatisation - pros & cons Importance of the NHS, education and environment
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 26/02/2015
- Category: Public administration
- ISBN: 9780857338006