CH 7 - V How the interest groups influence...

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Interest Groups and Collective Action Problem I. Form and Objectives of Interest Group II. Historical emergence of IGs III. Challenges in forming and maintaining interest group -Benefits of joining IGs (James Wilson) a. Solidary- socializes b. Material- c. Purposive- IV. The Free Rider Problem -the prisoner dilemma a. possible solution small group
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Unformatted text preview: V. How the interest groups influence government-Lobbying-electioneering and political action committees-persuading the public-direct mail-direct action-litigation VI. How influential are interest group?-Subgovernments (for “Iron Triangles”)-Issue Networks-Consensus today VII. Pluralist theories of democracy...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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