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Economics A Student's Guide

Beardshaw, John

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ISBN 10: 0582303486 / ISBN 13: 9780582303485
Published by Longman, 1998
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Paperback Fourth Edition - 1998 - good condition - - used books, secondhand books, out of print books, hard to find books, second-hand books, nonfiction, non-fiction books delivered world wide. An easily accessible yet serious introduction to economics, the new edition of 'Beardshaw's Economics' is an entirely jargon free presentation of the subject. Completely updated and modernised in its content and approach, the new Fourth Edition maintains its topical approach and contains strong pedagogical features to aid student understanding. Features and Benefits Takes a neo-classical approach as its foundation and also discusses other theories and schools of thought New pedagogy includes Chapter Objectives, Common Misconception boxes, Student activities, Data response questions and a detailed summary New Applied sections include information on the environment, transport and privatisation Two colour text throughout. "This book contains a complete course in economics.such a thorough exposition.is ideal for A-level and Higher level courses, professional examinations and first year degree students" EBEA Journal ( of the third edition)Economics: A Student's Guide is a highly acclaimed and well respected textbook. Throughout its previous three editions it has built up a loyal and committed following amongst students and instructors alike. Written in a student friendly and jargon free manner the book combines the strengths of traditional economics texts with modern, active learning methods.Building on the strengths of the previous editions the Fourth Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated taking account of the changes which have occurred in the teaching of economics, and in the economics market. The new edition takes a balanced, pluralistic approach, developing arguments and following them through, encouraging students to explore different schools of thought. Key Features:? Comprehensive approach to welfare economics incorporating the environmental debate.? Expanded coverage of the global aspect of economics and the world economy.? Successfully spans both A-Level and Degree markets.? New and improved pedagogy including: Learning Outcomes, Student Activities, Data Response Sections, Glossary, End of Chapter Questions and Detailed Chapter Summaries.? 'Common Misunderstandings' in economics are highlighted to prevent students from making simple mistakes as they develop their learning ? Up-to-date newspaper articles and case studies illuminate and develop material in the text and ensure that students understand the relevance of what they are learning to the real world.Readership:Economics: A Student's Guide is ideally suited for both A-Level and undergraduate students taking an introductory course in economics. It is also ideal for GNVQ and HND level courses and professional examinations. The fourth edition of the late John Beardshaw's text has been revised and updated by David Brewster, Paul Cormack and Andy Ross, all of the Thames Valley University. Bookseller Inventory # 19973

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Title: Economics A Student's Guide

Publisher: Longman

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Used: Good

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