This page will evolve rapidly in the coming days, but thus far, see below links to upload the Key Thinker Notes. Please also scroll down for my “Introduction” sheets, that lay out some of the suggested essay titles (drawn from the subject specification), that students case use as a focal point for their study and exam preparation…
|Thomas Hobbes||John Locke|
|Robert Nozick||Karl Marx|
|Paulo Freire||Sylvia Walby|
|Fr Sean McDonagh||Andre Gunder Frank|
|Vandana Shiva||Kwame Anthony Appiah|
|Benedict Anderson||Samuel Huntington|
|Kathleen Lynch||Martha Nussbaum|
|Edward Said||Thomas Hylland Erisken|
|Intro to Power and Decision Making||Intro to Identity|
|Intro to Human Rights 1||Intro to Human Rights Bodies & Essays|
|Citizen Journalism contrasting opinions||Intro to Development|
|Intro to Writing|
|Study Skills for Pol Soc Essays||Exam Strategy and Timing|
|Tips from the Politics and Society Chief Examiner Report 2018||TLDR – Recording your Pol Soc Reading Upload Version|
|Paragraph Structure||Dealing with Counter-Arguments|
Please bear in mind, that I’m ramping up this content as quickly as I can. If you look at the notes and feel that there are any errors that I should be aware of, please do let me know, and I’ll do my best to try and get them fixed and updated. But also bear in mind, I’m only one man, doing my best….
Don’t forget you can test your knowledge for each of these sets of notes by trying the self-correcting Key Thinker Quizzes. Remember, recall is a critical part of all learning!
If you fancy supporting the website with a small donation to help with the cost of the website into the future (and for the copious amounts of coffee needed to make these possible), I’d be most grateful…
I’m going to try and add in brief handouts here for the Irish Political System, though they may take me slightly longer than to amass!
Oh, and this disappeared from the site for some reason…? Useful Podcasts for Students and Teachers
Here it is as a ‘Google Doc’ that anyone can add to or edit. I don’t know how to re-format the tables in Google docs, so maybe some kind soul could help with that and save me untold heartache and help us all! USEFUL PODCASTS GOOGLE DOC.