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Democracy & Political Participation

Series

(b)

Explain

the

main

features

of

the

UK's

democratic

system.

15

25

your five

(b) Make clear three forms of democratic contribution.

10

twenty-five

(a) What is meant by legitimacy?

5

(b) Describe three advantages of consultant democracy.

10

(c) How democratic is a UK?

25

(a) Besides voting in elections and referendums, illustrate two ways of participating in national politics.

5

(b) Explain the arguments in favour of lowering the voting grow older.

10

(c) To what extent would the wider usage of referendums increase democracy in the

UK?

25

(a) Describe the key features of a referendum.

5

(b) Apart from referendums, explain three ways in which democracy in the UK can

be better.

10

(c)

To

what

extent

will

democracy

in

the

UK

suffer

from

a

‘participation

crisis'?

25

(a) How does a referendum differ from an selection?

Jan 2012

5

(c) Assess the quarrels in favour of the more use of immediate democracy in the UK.

Jun 2011

25

(a) Define immediate democracy.

Jan 2011

15

(c) To what extent is there

a

‘democratic

deficit'

in

the

UK?

Jun 2010

(b) In what ways features political involvement declined in the UK in recent years?

(a) Define open-handed democracy.

Jan 2010

five

(c) Assess the effectiveness of the various ways in which participation and democracy could be strengthened in the UK.

Jun 2009

Marks

(a) What are the key features of rep democracy?

January 2009

Examination question

your five

(b) Explain the quarrels in favour of making voting required.

10

(c) How efficiently does representative democracy run in the UK?

twenty-five

Pressure Groupings

Series

5

(b) Describe the methods utilized by pressure groupings to effect government.

twelve

(c) As to what extent perform pressure groupings promote pluralist democracy?

twenty-five

(a) What is meant by pluralism?

Jun 2009

Signifies

(a) Employing examples, separate sectional and promotional pressure groups.

January 2009

Examination question

five

(b) Why is it sometimes hard to distinguish between pressure groups and political functions?

10

(c) To what degree have pressure groups be a little more important in recent years? 25 (a) Using cases, distinguish between insider and outsider pressure teams.

(b) Clarify three personal functions of pressure groupings.

10

25

5

(b) How and why do a couple of pressure teams use immediate action?

twelve

(c) To what extent are the largest pressure groups one of the most successful kinds?

25

(a) Using examples, distinguish between promotional and sectional pressure teams.

5

(b) How and why carry out pressure groupings seek to impact public opinion?

10

(c) Is pressure group politics in the UK better described as pluralist or since elitist?

twenty-five

(a) Just how do pressure groups promote useful representation?

Jan 2012

a few

(a) Describe two distinctions between pressure groups and political functions.

Jun 2011

25

(c) To what level do pressure groups challenge democracy?

January 2011

10

(a) Separate elitism and pluralism.

Jun 2010

(b) Explain why the success of pressure groups can be limited. (c) To what extent do pressure groups promote political involvement in the UK?

By 2010

5

5

(b) Explain three factors which can restrict the influence of the pressure group.

10

(c) Are pressure groups becoming more powerful, or perhaps less highly effective?

25

Jerr Tran

Democracy & Politics participation

What is democracy?

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A society/political system where individuals are able to

make/influence decisions and where the

govt is responsible to the people.

Derives from Traditional words demos and kratis – ‘rule

by

the

people'

Abraham

Lincoln

" govt

of

the

people,

by simply

the

persons,

to get

the

people”

Political equal rights – every single citizen contains a free and equal...