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X4ANCV - Civilisation Britannique : Environnement Politique du Royaume-Uni

Semestre Semestre 4
Type Obligatoire
Nature Cours
Crédits ECTS 5
Volume horaire CM 1h30
Volume horaire TD 1h30

Langue(s) d'enseignement

Anglais

Responsables

Pré-requis

Equipe enseignante :
Thibaud Harrois, Kim Nguyen, Jacqueline Octave, Sarah Pickard, Robert Sainte-Luce, Nathalie Sebbane, Ophélie Simeon

CM jeudi 11h30-13h00 amphi A. Sarah Pickard.

Il faut retirer la brochure du cours au service des polycopiés.

Objectifs

This course is an introduction to the political institutions and economic environment of the UK. Particular attention is paid to contemporary events. All the lessons, the course brochure and exams are entirely in English.

Syllabus

(01) Political Periods
(02) Politics and the Media
(03) Political Parties
(04) Elections and Voting
(05) Parliament I
(06) Parliament II
(07) Devolution
(08) Northern Ireland
(09) The Monarchy
(10) The Constitution
(11) The Economy 
(12) The English Legal System

13 lectures (CMs), lasting 1½ hours.
Thursdays 11:30-13:00. Amphi A Censier
Students are strongly advised to attend lectures. They can be (re)watched via iSorbonne.
 

Lecture dates in 2016-2017

(1) 19/01/2017 (2) 26/01/2017 (3) 02/02/2017 (4) 09/02/2017 (V) (5) 23/02/2017 (6) 02/03/2017 (7) 09/03/2017 (8) 16/03/2017 (9) 23/03/2017 (10) 30/03/2017 (11) 06/04/2017 (V) (12) 20/04/2017 (13) 27/04/2017

13 lessons (TDs) each lasting 1½ hours.
Test mid-semester - week 7
Exam - week 13 (CC) in lesson slot (CTI) in lecture slot.

Calendrier

Further course information is available to enrolled students on iSorbonne / iCampus.

Bibliographie

PICKARD Sarah, Civilisation Britannique-British Civilization (bilingue), Paris, Pocket, Collection Langues Pour Tous, 11ème édition, 2016 ou 12ème édition janvier 2017.

HEYWOOD Andrew, Essentials of UK Politics, Palgrave Macmillan, 3rd edition, 2015.

X4ANCV course brochure 2016-2017.

Students are advised to listen to the BBC and to read the British quality press - see list in right-hand column of this web page.

Contrôles des connaissances

Marking scheme / Modalités de contrôle des connaissances

Continual assessment / Contrôle continu (CC)

Quiz = 25%  (a series of short questions on syllabus of lectures and lessons) - week 7.

Written exam / DST Partiel = 50% (questions on a text and related questions) - week 13.

Oral news press review in class & answers to questions in class / Participation orale en cours = 25%
 

Final exam / Contrôle terminal (CT)

Written exam - questions on a text and related questions regarding course syllabus. No oral exam. /

Une épreuve écrite – questions sur texte et questions sur programme. Pas d’examen oral.

 

Catch-up exam / Examen de rattrapage (ER)

Written exam - questions on a text and related questions regarding course syllabus. No oral exam. /

Une épreuve écrite – questions sur texte et questions sur programme. Pas d’examen oral.

Model exams are available in the X4ANCV brochure.

Informations complémentaires

dernière mise à jour Sarah Pickard, 7 septembre 2017

mise à jour le 7 septembre 2017


Examen de rattrapage


juin/juillet 2017.

Un modèle de l'examen de rattrapage est dans la brochure du cours.

Copies


RV copies de CC
tous les enseignants et étudiants
mercredi 18 mai 2016
11h à 11h30.
salle 331

Useful British Politics links



BBC Politics live feed

General Election 2017

EU referendum 23 June 2016 results

General election 2015 results


Unemployment rates around the world
(The Economist)

Newspapers


The Guardian newspaper
The Independent newspaper
The Observer newspaper

The Telegraph newspaper

The Economist
New Statesman

BBC UK politics news
BBC Democracy Live webpage

Radio shows

BBC R4 Week in Westminster
BBC R4 Westminster Hour
BBC R4 Beyond Westminster
BBC R5 Pienaar's Politics
BBC R5 Question Time Extra Time (radio version of TV programme)

BBC R4 Today programme (6-9am)
BBC R4 World at One (1-2pm)
BBC R4 PM (5-6pm)
BBC R4 Six O'clock News (6-7pm)
BBC R4 World Tonight (10-11pm)

BBC R4 Any Questions
BBC R4 Today in Parliament

BBC 2 Daily Politics TV Show
BBC2 Newsnight

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Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Institute for Public Policy Research
The Electoral Commission
About My Vote - election information

10 Downing Street (official site)
Cabinet Office (official site)
UK Parliament (official site)
House of Commons (official site)
House of Commons - roles - BBC
House of Lords (official site)
House of Lords - roles - BBC

The Royal Family (official site)
Charter 88 - Unlock Democracy

BBC " PM and Palace 'discussed reform'

BBC 2010 general election information
BBC 2010 general election results
BBC 2005 general election results

BBC politics and PMs timeline
BBC Thatcher years statistics
New Politics suggestions in The Guardian 05/2009

The Green Party
The Labour Party
The Liberal Democrats
The Conservative Party

British Council - Trouvez un stage en GB
Revue française de civilisation britannique
Bibliothèque Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3

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