Interest group politics / edited by Allan J. Cigler, Burdett A. Loomis

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Subjects: Pressure groups--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 5th ed
Published: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c1998
LC Classification: J, JK
Physical Description: x, 422 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Contributors
1. Introduction: The Changing Nature of Interest Group Politics / Burdett A. Loomis, Allan J. Cigler 1
2. Interest Group Recruiting: Finding Members and Keeping Them / Paul E. Johnson 35
3. Corporate Philanthropy in a Political Fishbowl: Perils and Possibilities / Anthony J. Nownes, Allan J. Cigler 63
4. Taking Organization Seriously: The Structure of Interest Group Influence / Brian Anderson, Burdett A. Loomis 83
5. The Washington Higher Education Community: Moving Beyond Lobbying 101 / Constance E. Cook 97
6. The Political Firepower of the National Rifle Association / Kelly Patterson 119
7. Parties and Interest Groups in Postreform Congressional Elections / Paul S. Herrnson 145
8. Thunder on the Right? Religious Interest Group Mobilization in the 1996 Election / James L. Guth, Lyman A. Kellstedt, Corwin E. Smidt 169
9. Political Action Committees and Campaign Finance / M. Margaret Conway, Joanne Connor Green 193
10. Lobbying Friends and Foes in Washington / Beth L. Leech, Frank R. Baumgartner 217
11. Advocates and Analysts: Think Tanks and the Politicization of Expertise / Andrew Rich, R. Kent Weaver 235
12. Reverse Lobbying: Interest Group Mobilization from the White House and the Hill / Ronald G. Shaiko 255
13. Instrumental versus Expressive Group Politics: The National Endowment for the Arts / Robert H. Salisbury, Lauretta Conklin 283
14. Culture Wars on the Frontier: Interests, Values, and Policy Narratives in Public Lands Politics / John Tierney, William Frasure 303
15. Abortion Interests: From the Usual Suspects to Expanded Coalitions / Laura R. Woliver 327
16. Lobbying the Public: All-Directional Advocacy / William P. Browne 343
17. All in the Family? Interest Groups and Foreign Policy / Eric M. Uslaner 365
18. From Big Bird to Bill Gates: Organized Interests and the Emergence of Hyperpolitics / Allan J. Cigler, Burdett A. Loomis 389
Index 405
Additional Authors: Cigler, Allan J., 1943-
Loomis, Burdett A., 1945-
Notes: LCCN: 98030202
ISBN: 1568021593 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 39477869
ISBN/ISSN: 1568021593