Lobbying and Policy Change: Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why
University of Chicago Press, 1. aug. 2009 - 336 sider
During the 2008 election season, politicians from both sides of the aisle promised to rid government of lobbyists’ undue influence. For the authors of Lobbying and Policy Change, the most extensive study ever done on the topic, these promises ring hollow—not because politicians fail to keep them but because lobbies are far less influential than political rhetoric suggests.
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Chapter 2 Incrementalism and the Status Quo
Chapter 3 Structure or Chaos?
Chapter 4 Opposition and Obstacles
Chapter 5 Partisanship and Elections
Chapter 6 Strategic Choices
Chapter 7 Arguments
Chapter 8 Tactics