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Lobbying and society, a political sociology of interest groups, John C. Scott - hardcover

"Lobbying and political interest groups occupy an ambivalent place in advanced democracies. This insightful book injects a new sociological understanding of politics and policy. As the book convincingly reveals, a sociological understanding of lobbying and interest groups illustrates the edges and boundaries of representative democracy itself"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
A social orientation to interest groups and political life -- Interests and groups -- Power, access, and influence -- Interest groups as intermediaries between nation-states and citizens -- Inequality and interest groups -- Interest group politics in a global context -- New directions in the study of lobbyists and interest groups
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
vi, 174 pages, 22 cm.

Library Locations

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