Politics is a subject that confronts issues central in everyone’s lives. Politics at Chester is both theoretical and applied. It is about decision-making, conflict resolution and power. It explores the role of the state, government and institutions both domestically and internationally. Politics at Chester asks how we structure society and how society structures us. Moreover, it presents opportunities to engage with and critique ideas, as well as to apply theories to actual situations using case studies and scenarios.
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Why Study Politics with us?
Politics at Chester looks behind the media headlines and assumptions that surround power politics. We explore the underlying political issues and ask age old questions such as ‘How do we achieve the good society?’; ‘Do the strong do as they please, while the weak suffer?’; and ‘Is the point of politics to change the world?’.
The teaching team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. We may also invite guest lecturers to provide specialist sessions and where appropriate, facilitate visits to political institutions and events with regional MPs and local authorities.