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About the Author
Andrew S. McFarland is Professor of Political Science and a Fellow of The Institute for the Humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His main research interest is theorizing and empirically exploring the involvement of interest groups and social movements in politics. He has published several books in this field including Common Cause: Lobbying in the Public Interest (1984), Neopluralism: The Evolution of Political Process Theory (2004), and the co-edited Social Movements and American Political Institutions (1998).
Table of ContentsPreface Chapter 1 Creative Participation and Civic Innovation Chapter 2 The Environment and Creative Participation Chapter 3 Combating Political Corruption Chapter 4 Political Consumerism Chapter 5 Political Consumerism in Four Post-Communist Countries: An Exploratory Look, by Catherine Griffiths Chapter 6 Transnational Participation Chapter 7 Conclusion Bibliography About the Author