Democracy and interest groups : enhancing participation? / Grant Jordan and William A. Maloney

Author(s): Jordan, A. G
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Subjects: Pressure groups
Political participation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
LC Classification: J, JF
Physical Description: viii, 233 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Maloney, William A
Notes: LCCN: 2006052968
ISBN: 0333763335 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780333763339 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-222) and indexes
Contents: Looking for democracy : the democratic contribution of membership-based interest groups -- The collective action paradox : what incentives induce participation? : Olson defied? -- Making interests : creating members? -- The business of building group membership -- Understanding joining : and not joining -- The social capital and democratic potential of campaigning organizations -- Reinforcing polyarchy : what groups do for democracy?
OCLC Number: 77520491
ISBN/ISSN: 0333763335
9780333763339