Fiction and British Politics - 1 of 7 - Writing the MPs' expenses scandal
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expenses scandal.
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Fiction and British Politics - 2 of 7 - a very British coup indeed
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, MP and author Chris Mullin talks about his own political fiction and explains why the line between political reality and fiction is much thinner than you'd think.
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Fiction and British Politics - 3 of 7 - Toryboyz to Little Madam, politics on the stage
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, playwright James Graham (Toryboyz, Little Madam) talks about his approach to political fiction and what inspires him.
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Fiction and British Politics - 4 of 7 - on being a true B'Stard
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, writer Laurence Marks discusses his political screenwriting with Maurice Gran, and in particular, The New Statesman character Alan B'Stard.
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Fiction and British Politics - 5 of 7 - truth is stranger than fiction
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, academic and director of the Centre for British Politics, Professor Steven Fielding, talks about the fascination with politics by writers and filmmakers.
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Fiction and British Politics - 6 of 7 - West Wing to the rescue?
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears: Could a West Wing-styled drama improve the standing of British politicians?
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Fiction and British Politics - 7 of 7 - behind closed doors
In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, former MP and writer Joe Ashton(Grassroots, Majority of One) explains why politicians often turn to writing fiction in order to spill the beans on what goes on behind closed doors.
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Michigan Conference of Political Scientists: Michigan Politics
A presentation held at GRCC during the Michigan Conference of Political Scientists.
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The people who came to California in search of gold were faced with the threat of disaster in every step of their journey. Many came by ship, even though shipwrecks were commonplace ? one set of lithographs depicts four shipwrecks that occurred within 60 days. Earthquakes were another fact of life in California. Sensational newspaper illustrations like "Earth Quakey Times," and photographs showing buildings in shambles, helped build the state's reputation as an "earthquake capital." Earthquakes
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Digital Government 1: Information Technology and Democratic Politics, Winter 2009
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Digital Government I: Information Technology and Democratic Politics, Winter 2007
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Changes in Southern Politics
The political landscape in the South underwent significant change during the twentieth century. Political and social change in Southern states was directly connected to some of the landmark events of American history, particularly the Civil Rights Movement. An understanding of the role of politics in the South is essential to comprehension of the history and culture of the region. The oral histories in this site illuminate changes in Southern politics from the end of the Civil War up to the pre
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The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food
This course encompasses the study of eating as it affects the health and well-being of every human. Topics include taste preferences, food aversions, the regulation of hunger and satiety, food as comfort and friendship, eating as social ritual, and social norms of blame for food problems. The politics of food discusses issues such as sustainable agriculture, organic farming, genetically modified foods, nutrition policy, and the influence of food and agriculture industries. Also examined are prob
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Internet and Society: The Technologies and Politics of Control (2003)
This course examines current legal, political, and technical struggles for control/ownership of the global Internet and its content. The course will draw upon a growing body of cyberlaw cases and commentary, class members' research, and participation by invited guests, including lobbyists, politicians, journalists, and scholars from the HLS faculty and elsewhere. Course themes include the interaction between emerging Internet self-governance regimes and rule by traditional sovereigns; the expres
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The UCCP Advanced Placement (AP) US Government and Politics course is a one semester survey of American Government and Politics covering the Constitution, political beliefs, political parties, interest groups, institutions of government, public policy and civil rights. Emphasis is placed on critical and evaluative thinking skills, essay writing, and interpretation of original documents. This curriculum covers all of the material outlined by the College Board as necessary to prepare you to pass t
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HPOL is a collection of invaluable audio materials some available for the first time on this website capturing significant political and historical events and personalities of the twentieth century. The materials range from formal addresses delivered in public settings to private telephone conversations conducted from the innermost recesses of the White House. Our aim is to provide an accessible source of audio information to enliven instruction and scholarship in history and politics and to ena
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How to Rebuild Morale through Education in Times of a Disaster
Students that loose everything can feel like they have nothing to look forward to. Although schools must teach the basics, they can also serve a greater purpose to those communities in need during a disaster. Schools can help students see a future for them, and their families, boosting morale throughout the community.
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