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9781632861092 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9781632861115 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.00

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Product Description: How does one explain US Middle East policy? When Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer wrote their bestselling book The Israel Lobby, they attributed our pro-Israel policy to the power of the lobby itself. Others have criticized this approach as overly simplistic...read more

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9781609805616 | Seven Stories Pr, November 3, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: How does one explain US Middle East policy?

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Product Description: Cronyism is a serious problem in the United States, but unfortunately it is still not very well understood. In this new essay, Jay Cost explains what it is, and why we should be so worried about it. By mingling private and public interests, cronyism costs us hundreds of billions of dollars per year and threatens to transform our republic into an oligarchy, where the rich dominate the middle class...read more

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9781594038716 | Encounter Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Cronyism is a serious problem in the United States, but unfortunately it is still not very well understood.

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9780195171228 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 26, 2004, cover price $95.00

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9780199916542 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $39.95
9780195171235 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 26, 2004, cover price $38.95

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Product Description: Special Interest Society:How Membership-based Organizations Shape America is that no modern democratic society can function without them. With a focus on how they emerge and the steps they take to advance their mutual interests, the book also provides a sober account of how MBOs can be slow to accept important and necessary changes...read more
By Patricia A. Hudson (contributor)

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9780739177983 | Lexington Books, September 12, 2013, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Special Interest Society:How Membership-based Organizations Shape America is that no modern democratic society can function without them.

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9780739185384 | Reprint edition (Lexington Books, September 25, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Special Interest Society:How Membership-based Organizations Shape America is that no modern democratic society can function without them.

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Product Description: Taking the bold position that the battle over gun control has already been won by the pro-gun-rights faction, this book will be equally informative to those immersed in the debate and those new to it.• Provides a balanced look at the topic of gun control, yet is not afraid to draw conclusions • Offers historical perspective on current gun-control-related events and policies• Examines how gun owners and the National Rifle Association (NRA) influence elected officials• Discusses recent Supreme Court decisions impacting gun rights• Explains why a rash of mass and school shootings have not resulted in more gun-control legislatio...read more

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9781440830358 | Praeger Pub Text, January 16, 2015, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Taking the bold position that the battle over gun control has already been won by the pro-gun-rights faction, this book will be equally informative to those immersed in the debate and those new to it.

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Product Description: Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House. Transitions have triggered policy change for decades and eager interest groups have sought ways to capitalize on this often chaotic phase of US politics...read more

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9780415808521 | Routledge, May 29, 2012, cover price $160.00

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9781138848993 | Routledge, November 10, 2014, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Presidential transitions offer the chance for new ideas, policies, and people to inhabit the White House.

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Product Description: When Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush in 1992, their campaigns spent a total of $192 million―combined! In 2012, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent over $7 billion, including outside funding from superPACs―nearly 37 times more than just 20 years earlier...read more
By Jim Arkedis (contributor) and Lindsay Mark Lewis

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9781137279583 | St Martins Pr, October 21, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: When Bill Clinton defeated George H.

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Product Description: As a nation of immigrants, the United States has long accepted that citizens who identify with an ancestral homeland may hold dual loyalties; yet Americans have at times regarded the persistence of foreign ties with suspicion, seeing them as a sign of potential disloyalty and a threat to national security...read more
By Renata Segura (editor)

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9781479818761 | New York Univ Pr, October 3, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: As a nation of immigrants, the United States has long accepted that citizens who identify with an ancestral homeland may hold dual loyalties; yet Americans have at times regarded the persistence of foreign ties with suspicion, seeing them as a sign of potential disloyalty and a threat to national security.

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9781939709363, titled "Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics" | Cato Inst, September 7, 2014, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Interest groups and lobbyists play a crucial role in how public policy is made in the United States' representative democracy. By helping citizens organize and pursue their self-interests in the political arena, interest groups and lobbyists are an alternative but very effective form of representation...read more

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9780813345819 | Westview Pr, March 11, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Interest groups and lobbyists play a crucial role in how public policy is made in the United States' representative democracy.

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Product Description: Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee hearings to local school politics, while other groups and individual citizens seem woefully underrepresented in our political system...read more

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9780691154848 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 9, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee hearings to local school politics, while other groups and individual citizens seem woefully underrepresented in our political system.

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9780691159867 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 25, 2013), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee hearings to local school politics, while other groups and individual citizens seem woefully underrepresented in our political system.

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Product Description: Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America’s most pressing political problems. How did U.S. politics get to this point? Contemporary American politics got much of its shape from the transformations brought about from the 1950s to the 1980s...read more

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9780415893299 | Routledge, June 10, 2013, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America’s most pressing political problems.

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9780415893305 | Routledge, May 29, 2013, cover price $45.95 | About this edition: Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America’s most pressing political problems.

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Product Description: Universal health care was on the national political agenda for nearly a hundred years until a comprehensive (but not universal) health care reform bill supported by President Obama passed in 2010. The most common explanation for the failure of past reform efforts is that special interests were continually able to block reform by lobbying lawmakers...read more

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9781589019898 | 1 edition (Georgetown Univ Pr, May 15, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Universal health care was on the national political agenda for nearly a hundred years until a comprehensive (but not universal) health care reform bill supported by President Obama passed in 2010.

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Product Description: In one of the only accounts of Latino legislative behavior, Stella M. Rouse examines how well the growing Latino population translates their increased presence into legislative influence. Latinos in the Legislative Process explores Latino representation by considering the role of ethnicity throughout the legislative process - from bill sponsorship, to committee deliberations, to floor votes - in seven state legislatures...read more

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9781107032705 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 15, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In one of the only accounts of Latino legislative behavior, Stella M.

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Product Description: Built on interviews with over 100 lobbyists, Kenneth Godwin, Scott Ainsworth, and Erik Godwin show that much of the research on organized interests overlooks the lobbying of regulatory agencies even though it accounts for almost half of all lobbying―even though bureaucratic agencies have considerable leeway in the how they choose to implement law...read more

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9781604264692 | Cq Pr, September 25, 2012, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Built on interviews with over 100 lobbyists, Kenneth Godwin, Scott Ainsworth, and Erik Godwin show that much of the research on organized interests overlooks the lobbying of regulatory agencies even though it accounts for almost half of all lobbying―even though bureaucratic agencies have considerable leeway in the how they choose to implement law.

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Product Description: Americans rail against so-called special interests but at the same time many members of society are themselves represented in one form or another by organized groups trying to affect the policymaking progress. This concise but thorough text demonstrates that interest groups are involved in the political system at all levels of government – federal, state, and local – and in all aspects of political activity, from election campaigns to agenda setting to lawmaking to policy implementation...read more

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9780415894258 | 2 edition (Routledge, September 24, 2012), cover price $135.00

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9780415894265 | 2 edition (Routledge, September 24, 2012), cover price $63.95 | About this edition: Americans rail against so-called special interests but at the same time many members of society are themselves represented in one form or another by organized groups trying to affect the policymaking progress.

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Product Description: "Lobbyist" tends to be used as a dirty word in politics. Indeed, during the 2008 presidential primary campaign, Hillary Clinton was derided for even suggesting that some lobbyists represent "real Americans." But although many popular commentators position interest groups as representatives of special―not "public"―interests, much organized advocacy is designed to advance public interests and ideas...read more

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9780804781152 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 11, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: "Lobbyist" tends to be used as a dirty word in politics.

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9780804781169 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 11, 2012, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Challenging the notion that digital media render traditional, formal organizations irrelevant, this book offers a new theory of collective action and organizing. Based on extensive surveys and interviews with members of three influential and distinctive organizations in the United States - The American Legion, AARP, and MoveOn - the authors reconceptualize collective action as a phenomenon in which technology enhances people's ability to cross boundaries in order to interact with one another and engage with organizations...read more

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9780521191722 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 29, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Challenging the notion that digital media render traditional, formal organizations irrelevant, this book offers a new theory of collective action and organizing.

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9780521139632 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 29, 2012, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Challenging the notion that digital media render traditional, formal organizations irrelevant, this book offers a new theory of collective action and organizing.

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By Jeffrey M. Berry (editor) and L. Sandy Maisel (editor)

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9780199604470 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 20, 2012), cover price $56.00

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Product Description: In today's era of greatly divisive partisanship in Washington, interest groups have become increasingly powerful forces in U.S. politics. In races for the presidency, Congress, and state legislatures, these groups often help to elect--or reelect--candidates who support their causes and views...read more

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9780199829798 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2011), cover price $36.95 | About this edition: In today's era of greatly divisive partisanship in Washington, interest groups have become increasingly powerful forces in U.

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Product Description: Just in time for the 2012 US Presidential elections, this book shows how political parties and interest groups have become highly interdependent in the era of candidate-centred elections and media-driven campaigns. With up-to-date data including 2008 and 2010 mid-term results, this book looks ahead to 2012 illustrating important developments such as the Tea Party movement, social media, controversies over healthcare and financial sector reform and the impact of the Supreme Court decision on campaign finance reform...read more

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9781612050959 | 2 edition (Paradigm Pub, November 30, 2011), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Just in time for the 2012 US Presidential elections, this book shows how political parties and interest groups have become highly interdependent in the era of candidate-centred elections and media-driven campaigns.
9780199945856 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 30, 2011), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Just in time for the 2012 elections, Parties, Interest Groups, and Political Campaigns, Second Edition, shows how political parties and interest groups have become highly interdependent in the era of candidate-centered elections, issue advocacy organizations, and media-driven campaigns.

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Product Description: Competitive Interests does more than simply challenge the long-held belief that a small set of interests control large domains of the public policy making landscape. It shows how the explosion in the sheer number of new groups, and the broad range of ideological demands they advocate, have created a form of group politics emphasizing compromise as much as conflict...read more

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9781589017795 | Original edition (Georgetown Univ Pr, October 15, 2011), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Competitive Interests does more than simply challenge the long-held belief that a small set of interests control large domains of the public policy making landscape.

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Product Description: Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States offers a thematic analysis of interest groups and lobbying in American politics and over the course of American political history. It explores how interest groups have organized and articulated their support for numerous issues, and have they grown - both in numbers and range of activities - to become an integral part of the U...read more
By Burdett A. Loomis (editor)

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9781604264579 | Cq Pr, June 21, 2011, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States offers a thematic analysis of interest groups and lobbying in American politics and over the course of American political history.

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