chapter 9 interest group

chapter 9 interest group - the interest group system...

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INTEREST GROUP : Group of individuals with a common interest who attempt to influence government policy Importance of Interest Groups Most Americans are either part of or benefit from interest group activity Interest groups are a longtime part of American politics Interest groups are a vital – yet biased – part of the political process Most Americans do not recognize that they are part of
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Unformatted text preview: the interest group system Prevailing attitude about interest groups: They are a corrupting influence on American politics Interest groups buy elections and politicians Tools of interest groups: Expertise Persuasion Inside vs. outside strategy Publicity Money Types of Interest Groups: Economic/business Professional Public Social and Environmental Single Issue...
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