Why Do Interest Groups Form? What Motivates People to Join Them?
Why do organized interests form?
Most form for non-political reasons. They get involved later when government
action affects their interests
Corporations (McDonalds): formed to mak
- Encourage lots of interest groups to form, so theyll check and balance one another
The advocacy explosion
- Began in the 1960s as the number of lobbying groups surged.
- Total spending on Washington lobbying grew from $100 million in 19
Africans & Sport
- African Warrior Athlete
- Distinct customs and culture
- Brought to the New World
o Gender based division of labor
o Hunting, fishing
o Climbing, running
o Stick fighting
Slavery and Spor
Modern Sport and the
Afro American Experience
Dr. Gary Doc Sailes; Associate Professor
Dept. Kinesiology; SPH 112-H
Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 1:00-4:00
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AMST A-100 (CLSD 6862): WHAT IS AMERICA?
AN INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN STUDIES
PROF. MICOL SEIGEL
fall 2016: M/W 2:30-3:20 FA015
INSTRUCTOR: Professor Micol Seigel, firstname.lastname@example.org
office hours Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. & by appointment, Ballantine
Economics of Industry
Tuesday, August 23rd
Economics of Industry: Study of the behavior of markets and the optimal strategies of
Industrial Economists aim at
o Understanding the behavior of firms in different imperfectly comp
Y301: Political Parties and Interest Groups, Spring 2013
Tuesdays, Thursdays 1-2:15 p.m.
Alex Badas (email@example.com
Office: Woodburn 336
Office Hours: W noon-1:30, R 10-11:30
Politics of International Development
Monday/Wednesday 2:30 3:45 p.m.
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