9781933116761

Interest Group Politics

  • ISBN 13:

    9781933116761

  • ISBN 10:

    1933116765

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2006
  • Publisher: Cq Pr
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Interest Group Politics presents a broad spectrum of scholarship on interest groups past and present. In a time of partisan parity, when control of Congress is always within reach of the minority party at the next election, interest groups have every incentive to keep the pressure on. And they do. But the imbalance of influence that tilts toward moneyed interests is one of the cornerstones of the political system. What does this mean for equal representation? In nineteen chapters, noted political scientists explore the role of money, technology, grassroots lobbying, issue advocacy advertising, and much more in interest group influence. Students will learn how the National Rifle Association has become one of the most effective lobbying groups in America, what opportunities the openness of the American political process has offered ethnic groups both within and outside the United States, how the role of interest groups in elections has changed (including 527&BAD:rs"s), what effect religious organizations had in the 2004 elections, and how interest groups affect Supreme Court nominations.

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