An interest group is an organization whose members share common concerns,
and try to influence government policies that impact those concerns.
The role of interest groups in American politics is to influence public policy,
especially during times when there is no election going on. These groups are a ...
Interest groups constitute important channels for mobilizing citizens. ...
functioning of groups, to the role played by specific types of groups in democratic
All interest groups share a desire to affect government policy to benefit ... Eraser
Manufacturers Association to broad groups such as the American Federation of ...
that explains these differences and the role that interest groups play in society.
Apr 22, 2013 ... For a basic overview of the roles and activities of interest groups in American
politics, it is best to start with the works discussed in the section ...
This penultimate unit delves into the role of interest groups in American political
life. America has, as Tocqueville noted, long been a nation of joiners. We have a
Nov 14, 2014 ... ... play an unprecedented role in American politics — concerns supported ... “
Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and ...
In the American political system, there are a wide variety of interest groups that ...
These groups play a central role in deciding who gets what, when, where and ...
Political parties and interest groups often run campaigns completely
independently ... Political parties play central, sometimes active, roles during
campaigns, with ... sections of the population, such as NAACP speaking for
Nov 11, 1997 ... subsidizes their efforts, interest groups achieve a role in policy making ... Three
related trends in the American political economy have become ...