The Classics of Interest Group Behavior / Edition 1

The Classics of Interest Group Behavior / Edition 1

by Robert Alexander
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534643841

ISBN-13: 9780534643843

Pub. Date: 10/20/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE CLASSICS OF INTEREST GROUP BEHAVIOR is an edited collection of both classic and contemporary readings with topics including group formation and mobilization, group behavior, and influence. Each chapter includes a brief overview and a summary chapter discusses the future of research as well as suggestions for further reading, including internet resources.

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THE CLASSICS OF INTEREST GROUP BEHAVIOR is an edited collection of both classic and contemporary readings with topics including group formation and mobilization, group behavior, and influence. Each chapter includes a brief overview and a summary chapter discusses the future of research as well as suggestions for further reading, including internet resources.

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ISBN-13:
9780534643843
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/20/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. Part I: GROUP FORMATION. 2. James Madison. "Federalist 10." 3. Alexis de Tocqueville (1835) Chapter 12 from "Democracy in America." 4. Arthur Bentley 1935 (1908) Chapter 7 from "The Process of Government." 5. David Truman 1971 (1951) Chapter 1 from "The Governmental Process." 6. Robert Dahl 1961 Chapter 1 from " Who Governs?" 7. Schattschneider, E.E. Chapter 1 from "The Semi-sovereign People." 8. C. Wright Mills 1956 Chapter 1 from "The Power Elite." Part II: GROUP MOBILIZATION AND STRUCTURE. 9. Mancur Olson 1965 "Introduction" in The Logic of Collective Action. 10. Robert Salisbury 1969 "An Exchange Theory of Interest Groups." 11. Jack Walker 1983 "The Origins and Maintenance of Interest Groups in America." 12. Jack Walker 1991 "Chapter 10" in Mobilizing Interest Groups in America. 13. Robert Salisbury 1984 "Interest Representation: The Dominance of Institutions." 14. Schlozman, Kay, and Tierney, John "More of the Same: Washington Pressure Group Activity in a Decade of Change." Part III: GROUP INFLUENCE. 15. Theodore J. Lowi 1969 "Chapter 10" in The End of Liberalism. 16. Jonathan Rauch 1994 "Chapter 10" in Demosclerosis. 17. Hugh Heclo 1978 "Issue Networks and the Executive Establishment" in Anthony King, ed. The New American Political System. 18. William Browne 1992 "Organized Interests and Their Issue Niches." 19. John. R. Wright 1985 "PACs, Contributions, and Roll Calls: An Organizational Perspective." 20. Arthur Denzau and Michael Munger 1986 "Legislators and Interest Groups: How Unorganized Interests Get Represented." 21. Richard Hall and Frank Wayman 1990 "Buying Time: Moneyed Interests and the Mobilization of Bias in Congressional Committees." 22. John Heinz, Edward Laumann, Robert Nelson, Robert Salisbury 1993 "Structure and Uncertainty in Private Interest Representation" in The Hollow Core: Private Interests in National Policy Making.

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