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2006, ISBN 9780521838177, viii, 269
This book offers a scholarly yet accessible overview of the role of lobbying in American politics. It draws upon extant research as well as original data... 
Lobbyists | Lobbying | United States
Book
2013, 2nd ed., ISBN 9780415894265, xii, 316
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... 
Politics & government | Pressure groups | Political Lobbying & Interest Groups | U.S. Politics | United States | Lobbying
Book
2016, Ninth edition, ISBN 9781483374819, xii, 390
Book
Political Research Quarterly, ISSN 1065-9129, 08/2019, p. 106591291986953
Why do some issues make it on to the public agenda while others do not? While this question has received a great deal of research attention, a definitive... 
Journal Article
Perspectives on Politics, ISSN 1537-5927, 06/2019, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp. 586 - 587
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Social Science Quarterly, ISSN 0038-4941, 06/2019, Volume 100, Issue 4, pp. 1284 - 1296
Objective We examine the factors that affect interest group decisions to join coalitions rather than “go it alone.” Among the factors we consider are... 
POLITICAL SCIENCE | SOCIOLOGY | Lobbying | Pressure groups | Coalition (Social sciences) | Analysis | Competition | Group decision making | Citizens | Disadvantaged | Interest groups | Companies | Work groups | Partisanship | Coalitions | Conflict | Social interest | Privilege | Business
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American Politics Research, ISSN 1532-673X, 7/2017, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp. 648 - 672
Here, I report the results of two randomized, posttest only, control group, survey experiments in which respondents were exposed to factual information about... 
celebrity politics | voter emotions | celebrity endorsements | POLITICAL-PARTICIPATION | INTERNET | POLITICAL SCIENCE | MOTIVATE | SCIENCE | Presidential candidates | Celebrities | Endorsements | Presidential elections | Political attitudes | Election results | Respondents | Anxiety | Political campaigns | Experiments | Emotions
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Governance, ISSN 0952-1895, 04/2018, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp. 215 - 237
Interest groups are important intermediaries in Western democracies, with the potential to offer political linkage and form a bridge between the concerns of... 
UNITED-STATES | IDENTITY | NATIONAL POLITICS | ORGANIZATIONS | POLITICAL SCIENCE | EUROPEAN-UNION | REPRESENTATION | PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION | ENGAGEMENT | PATTERNS | BUSINESS | STRATEGIES | Measurement | Automobile drivers | Pressure groups | Literature reviews | Factor analysis | Citizens | Interest groups | Political elites | Agenda setting | Politics | Concept formation
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Social Science Quarterly, ISSN 0038-4941, 9/2010, Volume 91, Issue 3, pp. 689 - 703
Objective. This article seeks to determine the value of density dependence theory in helping us understand the process of interest group mobilization. The... 
Population ecology | Transsexualism | Political science | Ecological competition | Political organizations | Population dynamics | Politics | Transgenderism | Economic competition | Population density | Political interest groups | ECOLOGY | SOCIAL SCIENCES, INTERDISCIPLINARY | LESBIAN RIGHTS | GAY | Associations, institutions, etc | Transgender people | Analysis
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Law & Social Inquiry, ISSN 0897-6546, 2016, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp. 37 - 60
Judicial scholars have often speculated about the impact of elections on the administration of justice in the state courts. Yet relatively little research has... 
SUPPORT | LAW | POLITICS | DEATH-PENALTY | IMPARTIALITY | SELECTION | STATE SUPREME COURTS | CONFIDENCE | LEGITIMACY THEORY | Judicial elections | Influence | Research | Public opinion | Legitimation (Sociology) | Judicial process | Elections | Justice | Legal system | Criminal justice | State courts | Perceptions | Legitimacy | Courts
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American Politics Research, ISSN 1532-673X, 5/2012, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp. 476 - 500
In this study, I report the results of a pretest-posttest, control group experiment in which some of my more than 500 respondents were exposed to factual... 
party identification | voting behavior | experimental political science | ENDORSEMENTS | POLITICAL SCIENCE | Political activity | Party affiliation | Celebrities | United States | Influence | Research | Endorsements | Social aspects | Political parties | Studies | Political activism
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Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, ISSN 1554-477X, 10/2019, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp. 473 - 497
Relying on data from a survey of 612 state legislators in the United States, this study asks: Do male and female legislators use and respond to information in... 
state legislature | selectivity model | legislative behavior | Politicians | Legislators | Government agencies | Interest groups | Information processing | Women in politics | Data processing | Economic policy | Gender differences | Males | Females | Information sources
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Interest Groups and Advocacy, ISSN 2047-7414, 03/2018, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp. 61 - 81
This article uses the theory of Red Queen competition to predict patterns in the founding of nationally active interest groups in the USA. The theory of Red... 
Density dependence | Interest group populations | Civil rights groups | Red Queen competition | LGBT groups | Competition | Interest groups
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Interest Groups and Advocacy, ISSN 2047-7414, 03/2016, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 101 - 106
  [...]these books are most useful, at least in my mind, for their descriptive treatments of interest group politics in America. Public sector unions make... 
Layoffs | Labor unions | Lobbying | Politics | Books | Public sector | Local elections
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British Journal of Political Science, ISSN 0007-1234, 1/2004, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp. 49 - 67
This article analyses the founding rate of nationally active homosexual rights interest groups in the United States for the period 1950-98. Drawing upon the... 
Population ecology | Homosexuality | Interest groups | Ecological competition | Entrepreneurs | Group incentives | Gays and lesbians | Economic competition | Population density | Political interest groups | ORGANIZED INTERESTS | MORTALITY | DENSITY | MOBILIZATION | POLITICAL SCIENCE | NICHE | AMERICAN LABOR UNIONS | COMMUNITIES | Population | Gays & lesbians | Ecology | Civil rights | History
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Party Politics, ISSN 1354-0688, 7/2014, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp. 617 - 631
In this article, we test the effects of interest group endorsements on potential voters in the 2008 presidential election. Specifically, we use a... 
interest-group endorsements | ISSUES | IMPACT | UNION MEMBERS | INFORMATION | STEREOTYPES | POLITICAL SCIENCE | GENDER | VOTERS | CANDIDATES | VOTING-BEHAVIOR | CUES | Voters | Presidential elections | Effects | Endorsements | Interest groups | Experiments
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Interest Groups and Advocacy, ISSN 2047-7414, 03/2016, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 57 - 81
  Though we have learned a great deal about lobbying in recent years, many questions remain unanswered. Among them are these questions: When lobbyists provide... 
Information | Lobbying | State lobbyists | Studies | Legislators | Lobbyists | Interest groups | Election results | Public officials | Politics | State elections | Campaign contributions
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Interest Groups & Advocacy, ISSN 2047-7414, 03/2017, Volume 6, Issue 1, p. 66
Interest group influence has been a concern dating back to our nation’s founding, and scholars have devoted substantial attention to the issue from pluralist,... 
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Interest Groups and Advocacy, ISSN 2047-7414, 03/2017, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp. 66 - 90
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British Journal of Political Science, ISSN 0007-1234, 4/2005, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp. 303 - 319
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