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Interest Groups and Lobbying: Pursuing Political Interests in America

Interest Groups and Lobbying: Pursuing Political Interests in America

by Thomas T. Holyoke
Interest Groups and Lobbying: Pursuing Political Interests in America

Interest Groups and Lobbying: Pursuing Political Interests in America

by Thomas T. Holyoke

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Overview

This book cuts through the myths and misconceptions about interest groups and lobbyists with an accessible and comprehensive text supported by real world examples and the latest research.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780367485900
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/30/2020
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 374
Sales rank: 762,980
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Thomas T. Holyoke is Professor of Political Science at California State University, Fresno. He is a specialist in interest group politics, as well as education policy and Western water policy. In addition to over three dozen articles and book chapters, he has published several books on interest groups, lobbying, and public policymaking, most recently The Ethical Lobbyist: Reforming Washington’s Influence Industry (Georgetown University Press, 2016).

Table of Contents

Introduction: First Shoot All the Lobbyists? Part One: Origins and Structure Chapter One: Interests and Interest Groups Chapter Two: Collective Action and Interest Group Organization Chapter Three: Social Movements and Online Advocacy Chapter Four: Lobbyists and Organization Management Chapter Five: A Mode of Interest Group Advocacy Part Two: Lobbying and Influence Chapter Six: Lobbying Congress, the Most Permeable Branch Chapter Seven: Executive Branch Lobbying Chapter Eight: Interest Group Going to Court Chapter Nine: Friends and Foes of Convenience Chapter Ten: Interest Groups, Elections, and Campaign Finance Conclusion: Representation in the Interest Group Age Glossary Index

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