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Chapter 9
Interest Group
History 12
Chapter 9
Interest Group
History 12
Interest Group
is a private organization that tries to persuade public officials to respond to the shared atitudes of its members.
Public Policy
is all those things that a government endeavors to do in order to achieve certain goals.
Public Affairs
those evebts and ussues that concern the people at large
Labor Union
an organization of workers who share the same type of job or who work in the same industry
Public-Interest Group
an interest group that seeks to institute certain public policies of benefit to all or most people in this country, whether they belong to or support that organization or not
Propaganda
is a technique of persuasion aimed at influencing individual or group behaviors
Lobbying
those activities by which group pressures are brought to bear on legislators and legislative process
Grass Roots
of or from the "common people" the average voter