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The art of the possible : an everyday guide to politics
The art of the possible : an everyday guide to politics
Keenan, Edward
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Written in an accessible, conversational voice and packed with anecdotes and case studies from across history and around the world, this book helps foster independent thought and curiosity about how a government works or doesn't work. Ages 10-14 years.
Main title:
The art of the possible : an everyday guide to politics / Edward Keenan ; art by Julie McLaughlin
Imprint:
Toronto, ON : Owlkids Books, 2016.
Collation:
63 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes glossaryIncludes bibliography and index.
Contents:
Introduction So, do you want to be a politician? -- Chapter 1 Who needs politics, anyway? -- Chapter 2 How do we decide things? And who gets to decide? -- Chapter 3 The three most important things in politics -- Chapter 4 How to make a strong argument -- Chapter 5 Conflict is good -- Chapter 6 Conflict can also be bad -- Chapter 7 Getting the party started -- Chapter 8 Avoiding the tyranny of the majority -- Chapter 9 Knowledge is power -- Conclusion Power of the people -- Glossary -- Sources -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
ISBN:
9781771470681
Dewey class:
320
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryJunior People and PlacesJ 320 KEEAvailable
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