Table of contents for The interest group society / Jeffrey M. Berry, Clyde Wilcox.


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CHAPTER 1
Madison's Dilemma        i
Curing the Mischiefs of Faction  3
Interest Groups and Their Functions  4
Pluralism  9
Interest Groups and Civil Society  11
Conclusion   13
CHAPTER 2
The Advocacy Explosion       14
The Interest Group Spiral  16
The Rise of Citizen Groups  21
Business Fights Back  27
A Labor-Liberal Alliance  31
Conclusion   32
CHAPTER 3
Mobilization and Organization       33
Competing Theories  34
Supply of Benefits  38
Marketing Interest Groups: Direct Mail and Internet Fundraising  44
Maintaining the Organization  47
Who Governs?    52
Making Decisions  56
Conclusion   58
CHAPTER 4
The Party Connection       59
The Advantages of Interest Groups  60
Working Together  65
Keeping Parties Straight and True  67
Financial Support  70
Conclusion   72
CHAPTER 5
Interest Groups in Campaigns       74
Nonfinancial Support  75
Interest Group Money in Campaigns  76
Conclusion   93
CHAPTER 6
Lobbyists     s9
A Day in the Life of a Lobbyist  96
Effective Lobbying  98
Lobbying as a Career  102
Lobbyists for Hire  106
Conclusion   109
CHAPTER 7
Public Opinion and Grassroots Lobbying        113
Direct Citizen Lobbying  115
Lobbying the Public  119
Demonstrations and Protests  128
Conclusion   129
CHAPTER 8
Washington Lobbying        131
Congress    132
Executive branch  135
The Courts   140
Strategic Decision Making  145
Conclusion   147
CHAPTER 9
The Rise of Issue Networks and Coalitions       149
Coalitions: Everyday Politics  150
From Subgovernments to Issue Networks  156
The Qualities of Issue Networks  163
Continuity and Change in Issue Networks  166
Conclusion   168
CHAPTER 10
Bias and Representation      170
Corporate Wealth and Political Advocacy  171
A Special Relationship  173
Beyond Business   178
Reform    180



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Pressure groups United States