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Interest Groups Interest Groups AARP NRA (National Rifle Association) Interest Groups in US: A National Phenomenon In democracy in America, Alexis de tocqueville Wrote 1. “ no country of the world has the principle of association been more successfully used or applied to a greater multitude of objectives than in America.” Interest Groups Organization 1. Common objective 2. Influence public policy US = Pluralist democracy Why so common?? More divisions? = More interests 1. Madison Fed. 10 US Constitutional System Disturbance Theory 1. David Truman Weak US Political Parties
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Types of Interest Groups Economic Interest Groups 1. Trade Associations 2. Labor Unions 3. Professional Associations Public Interest Groups 1. Public Concern Environment Consumer Safety Human Rights 2. AARP REal Possibilities
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