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Modern Studies weblinks

For sites for younger pupils use www.yahooligans.com

and search for your topic

Revision

 

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ypt/resources.html

www.4learning.co.uk/forum – News and current affairs with info on environmental issues and social topics.

www.adamsmith.org.uk – think tank

Government / Politics

 

 

Government

www.explore.parliament.uk – Parliament modern studies
www.whitehouse.gov – Whitehouse, USA modern studies
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/ – younger pupils guide to American Government

 

Political Parties

http://www.labour.org.uk Labour Party
http://www.snp.org.uk Scottish Nationalist Party
http://www.libdems.org.uk Liberal Democrats
http://www.conservative-party.org.uk Conservative Party

 

Houses of Parliament
www.parliament.uk

 A

Abortion
Education for choice – www.efc.org.uk
UK abortion campaign – www.gn.apc.org/nac/nacabout.html
Just the facts – www.justthefacts.org
Viewpoints on abortion – www.wordwiz72.com/choice.html
pro-life viewpoints – www.nrlc.org

 

Advertising
Critical view of advertising – www.adbusters.org
Advertising standards agency – www.asa.org.uk

AIDS
National AIDS trust – www.nat.org.uk/nat/

Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol concern – www.alcoholconcern.org.uk
Alcohol & drug abuse – www.tacade.com

 

Amnesty International
Political prisoners, death penalty – www.amnesty.org

 

Animal Rights
anti-vivisection – www.cygnet.co.uk.navs 
anti-animal abuse – www.animalaid.org.uk
anti-animal experiments – www.frame-uk.demon.co.uk
RSPCA – www.rspca.org.uk

 

Asylum & Immigration
UK government webpage www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk

 


 

B

 

Barnardo’s
Children’s charity – www.barnardos.org.uk

 

 

Benefits Agency
www.dss.gov.uk

 

 

Bioethics
info on cloning, GM foods etc – www.nuffield.org

 

Bullying
www.scre.ac.uk/bully
www.antibullying.net

 

 

 


 

C

Capital Punishment
Friends for Life (anti-death penalty) www.friends-for-life.demon.co.uk
Campaign to Abolish Death Penalty www.nodeathpenalty.org
Discussion of death penalty www.carmical.net/articles/deathpenalty.html
Pro-death penalty website www.prodeathpenalty.com
Pro-death penalty website www.geocities.com/Area51/Capsule/2698/cp.html

 

Censorship
Campaigns against censorship www.gn.apc.org/article19 www.oneworld.org/index_oc

 

Charities
Regulates registered charities www.charity-commission.gov.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau
www.nacab.org.uk

 

Clones and cloning
Viewpoints and information on cloning www.vuhs.org/apbio/clone
Special scientific report on cloning www.newscientist.com/nsplus/insight/clone/clone.html
Special report on cloning www.worldbook.com/fun/bth/cloning/html/cloning.html

Consumers Rights
Office of Fair Trading www.oft.gov.uk
Which magazine www.which.net

 

Crime, Police & Prisons
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority www.cica.gov.uk
Strathclyde Police www.strathclyde.police.uk
Her Majesty’s Prison Service www.hmprisonservice.gov.uk
The Scottish Prison Service www.sps.gov.uk


 

 

D

 

Developing Countries

www.oneworld.org – developing countries
http://www.tearfund.org/
http://www.netaid.com/
http://www.oneworld.org/ni/index4.html
http://www.worldbank.org/
http://www.imf.org/

 

Disability
Disabled Living Foundation www.dlf.org.uk
British Council of Disabled People www.disability.net
National Union of Students with Disabilities Campaign www.nus.org.uk

 

Drugs & drug abuse

Scottish Drugs Forum www.sdf.org.uk
Fact page on drug abuse www.trashed.co.uk
Drugscope www.drugscope.org.uk
A – Z of drug abuse www.drugscope.org.uk/druginfo/drugsearch/home2.asp
Scotland Against Drugs www.sad.org.uk


 

E

 

Environment
Friends of the earth www.foe.co.uk
Greenpeace www.greenpeace.org
Global Witness www.oneworld.org/globalwitness
World Wide Fund for Nature www.wwf-uk.org

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunities Commission www.eoc.org.uk

 

European Court of Human Rights www.dhcour.coe.fr

European Union

http://www.europarl.eu.int/sg/tree/en/default.htm
http://presid.fco.gov.uk/basics/
http://www.en.eun.org European Schoolnet
http://europa.eu.int European modern studies

 

Euthanasia
Pro-life viewpoints on euthanasia www.nrlc.org
Viewpoints on moral issues www.religioustolerance.org
FAQs on euthanasia www.euthanasia.com
Voluntary Euthanasia Society www.ves.org.uk

F – G

 

Families & Marriage

Adoption www.adoption.org.uk
Families need fathers www.fnf.org.uk
Single parents www.planetoneparent.com
Relate (family counselling) www.relate.org.uk

 

 

Family Planning
Marie Stopes – counselling www.mariestopes.org.uk

 

 

Food & eating disorders
Anorexia, bulimia www.eating-disorder.org

 

Football
Scottish Football Association www.scottishfa.co.uk
Football Supporters Association www.fsa.org.uk
FIFA www.fifa.com

Government

www.explore.parliament.uk – Parliament modern studies
www.whitehouse.gov – Whitehouse, USA modern studies
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/ – younger pupils guide to American

H – L

Health & Medicine
Cancer research www.icnet.uk
Marie Curie Cancer Care www.mariecurie.org.uk

Homeless
Homeless Alliance www.homeless.org.uk 
Leeds Action to Create Homes www.latch.org.uk/8/home8.html
Centre for Housing Research www.york.ac.uk/inst/chp/gp.htm

 

Human Rights
European Court of Human Rights www.dhcour.coe.fr
Global Witness – anti-human rights abuses www.oneworld.org/globalwitness
Equal Opportunities Commission www.eoc.org.uk
Amnesty International www.amnesty.org

 

Hunting & Country Sports
League against cruel sports www.league.uk.com 
Countryside Alliance www.countryside-alliance.org 
National Fox Welfare Society www.nfws.org.uk 
RSPCA www.rspca.org.uk/

 

Law
The Law Commission www.gtnet.gov.uk/lawcomm/homepage.htm
Citizen’s Advice Bureau www.cas.org.uk

 

Legal Aid
Legal Aid Board www.open.gov.uk/lab/legal.htm

 

Local Authorities
Convention of Scottish Local Authorities www.cosla.demon.co.uk

Lottery

National Lottery Charity Board www.nlcb.org.uk

M – O

Meat
Meat & livestock Commission www.britishmeat.org.uk

 

Mencap
Mental Handicap Society www.mencap.org.uk/viewpoint

 

Mental Health
Mental Health Foundation www.mentalhealth.org.uk

 

National Lottery
National Lottery Charities Board www.nlcb.org.uk

 

Newspapers

www.internetforschools.co.uk Telegraph articles

http://www.record-mail.co.uk/im/drsm/front.htmp Daily record
http://www.scotsman.com The Scotsman
http://www.usatoday.com/ USA Today
http://www.reuters.com/ Reuters Location
www.fleet-street.co.uk/map.htm lists online newspapers, sources, by continent, country
www.mss.ac.uk/news/collections.html newspapers. Company facts etc

 

NHS
National Health Service confederation www.nhsconfed.net

 

Noise
Noise Abatement Society www.noiseabatement.freeserve.co.uk

 

Organisations

http://www.shamash.org/holocaust/ The Holocaust
http://www.disability-council.gov.uk/ Disability Council
http://www.hri.ca/ Human Rights Internet
http://www.re-xs.ucsm.ac.uk/schools/ethics Ethics Links


 

P – S

Pensioners
Help the Aged www.helptheaged.org.uk
Age Concern www.ace.org.uk

 

Politics & Political Parties
Conservative Party www.tory.org.uk
Labour Party www.labour.org.uk
Liberal Democrat Party www.libdems.org.uk
Scottish National Party www.snp.org

 

Pressure Groups/Charities

http://www.oneworld.org One World Charities Page
http://www.cre.org.uk/ Commission for Racial Equality/
www.globalgang.org.uk Christian Aid modern studies
http://www.blackbritain.co.uk/ Black Britain
http://www.amnesty.org Amnesty International
http://www.greenpeace.org/ Greenpeace
http://www.un.org United Nations
http://www.euroweb.co.uk/businen/ Children in Need
http://www.oneworld.org/christian_aid/ Christian Aid

Racism and Race Relations

Commission of Racial Equality www.cre.gov.uk
Institute of Race Relations www.homebeats.co.uk 
National Assembly against racism www.blink.org.uk\organ\naar.htm

 

Smoking
Action on smoking and health (ASH) www.ash.org.uk 
FOREST (pro-smoking)


 

T -W

 

Television

British Broadcasting Corporation www.bbc.co.uk
Channel 4 www.channel4.com 
Channel 5 www.channel5.co.uk 
Scottish Television www.scottishtv.co.uk 
Sky Television www.sky.com 
Independent Television Commission www.itc.co.uk

Vegetarianism

Vegetarian Society of United Kingdom www.vegsoc.org 

 

War & effects of war
International Campaign to ban Landmines www.icbl.org
Medecins sans frontiers www.msf.org
Refugee Aid www.refaid.com 
Veterans Vietnam Restoration Project www.vvrp.org

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