History for the IB Diploma: Democratic States

History for the IB Diploma: Democratic States

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An exciting new series that covers the five Paper 2 topics of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. This coursebook covers Paper 2, Topic 2, Democratic states - challenges and responses, in the 20th Century World History syllabus for the IB History programme. It is divided into thematic sections, following the IB syllabus structure and is written in clear, accessible English. It covers the following areas for detailed study: Africa: South Africa 1991-2000; Americas: United States 1953-73; Asia and Oceania: India 1947- 64; and Europe and Middle East: Weimar Germany 1919-33. The content is tailored to the requirements and assessment objectives of the syllabus and provides opportunities for students to make comparisons between different regions and time periods.
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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 219 x 276 x 14mm | 700g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 0521189373
  • 9780521189378
  • 811,430

Table of contents

Part I. Nature and Structure of Democratic (Multiparty) States: 1. Constitutions (written and unwritten); 2. Electoral systems, proportional representation, coalition governments; 3. Role of political parties: role of an opposition; 4. Rose of pressure (interest/lobby) groups; Part II. Economic and Social Policies: 5. Employment; 6. Gender; 7. Health and education; 8. Social welfare; Part III. Political, Social and Economic Challenges: 9. Political extremism; 10. Ethnicity, religion and gender; 11. Movements for the attainments of civil rights; 12. Inequitable distribution of wealth/resources; Part IV. For Detailed Study: 13. Africa: South Africa 1991-2000 Mandela, Nigeria; 14. Americas: Argentina 1983-95, Alfonsin and Menem, Canada 1968-84, Trudeau, United States 1953-73, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon; 15. Asia and Oceania: India 1947-64, Nehru, Japan 1945-52, post-war reconstruction, Australia 1965-75; 16. Europe and Middle East: France 1958-69, de Gaulle, Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1967-90, Weimar Germany 1919-33.
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