Learning and revision resources to support the SQA Higher Modern Studies specification (from 2018).
Adapted from Table 14.1, Labour No More: The Press, 'The British General Election of 2010' by Dennis Kavanagh and Philip Cowley. 'Labour's lost it' was the headline from the Sun declaring its switch to the Conservatives in 2009.The Sun gave over more coverage to the election than in 2005 and had a two-pronged strategy: firstly to have a sustained attack on Gordon Brown and secondly, to take.
From the 2009 Paper, I am working on this essay question for my NAB this Tuesday (therefore replies tonight or tomorrow would be preferred): Critically examine the view that the media is the most important influence on voting behaviour. So I understand the whole context and all, although there's so many factors to include that I'm starting to get my thoughts in a mess!Mr Lairds Modern Studies Revision Blog Thursday, 29 April 2010. Higher - Model Essay First Past The Post is outmoded.. voters do get the opportunity to show their disapproval for the party in government by voting for an alternative party in any by-elections.Mr Lairds Modern Studies Revision Blog Thursday, 29 April 2010. Higher - Model Essay Assess the influence of social class on voting behaviour. The influence of social class on voting behaviour has been the subject of much debate, discussion and study.
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A voting system enforces rules to ensure valid voting, and how votes are counted and aggregated to yield a final result. Common voting systems are majority rule, proportional representation or plurality voting with a number of variations and methods such as first-past-the-post or preferential voting.Read More
Under the e-voting system, polling stations would be equipped with e-voting machines which are also known as Direct-Recording Electronic voting systems (DRE). The voter is required to touch the icon next to the intended party's symbol, on the screen, which would then be registered on paper and a receipt would be printed.Read More
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Plurality voting is a system in which the candidate(s) with the highest number of votes wins, with no requirement to get a majority of votes. In cases where there is a single position to be filled, it is known as first-past-the-post; this is the second most common electoral system for national legislatures, with 58 countries using it to elect their legislatures, the vast majority of which are.Read More
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Parallel voting This means that two simultaneous systems are used to elect representatives to the same body. If there is interchange between the two systems (e.g. the number elected in one system affects the number elected in the other) then this is called the additional member system. See also. List of countries; Voting system; Notes.Read More
Voting Systems A voting or electoral system is the way we pick our representatives. The type of system we use sets the rules for how our politicians behave, whether our governments represent us and whether we can hold them to account if they let us down.Read More
Modern Studies Department CfE Higher Timetable 2015-2016 Wk Month Wk B'ning Political (2 periods) Democracy in Scotland and the UK -Mr O’Rourke Social (2 periods) Health Inequalities in the UK- Mrs Smith International (2 periods) USA -Mr Meikle 1 Aug 17 The role and powers of UK central government. The role and powers of the devolved bodies.Read More