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Unformatted text preview: I. Ideological groups J. Government lobbies V. Group membership A. Entrepreneurs 1. Creators leaders organizers B. Followers 1. Members C. Elite v. plural interests (326-327) D. Free riders VI Resources of Interest groups A. People B. Money C. Information VI. Lobbying A. Other methods of lobbying 1. Information 2. Letter writing 3. Demonstrations 4. Polling and Public Opinion 5. Campaign contributions a. PAC VII. Iron triangle A. Policy networks 1. Interaction in a common policy area among lobbyists, elected officials, staff personnel, bureaucrats, journalists, and private-sector experts. B. Revolving door C. Balancing group power 1. Punctuated equilibrium VIII. Politics and conflict A. Pluralism 1. Federalist #10 B. Adds to gridlock...
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- Spring '09