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Interest Groups and Lobbying: Pursuing Political Interests in America

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First Edition • March 1, 2014 • 352 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$26.99 CAD

Interest groups and lobbyists play a crucial role in how public policy is made in the United States’ representative democracy. By helping citizens organize and pursue their self-interests in the political arena, interest groups and lobbyists are an alternative but very effective form of representation. However, the adversarial nature of…