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Title
Political parties, interest groups, and elections Political parties, interest groups, and elections
Type
Text
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Classification
LCC: JF2051 .P577 2013 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 324 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2011053231
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Table Of Contents
Introduction
Political parties
Types of political party
Cadre parties
Mass-based parties
Parties and political power
The struggle for power
Participation in power
Power and representation
Party systems
Multiparty systems
Two-party systems
Single-party systems
The future of political parties
Interest groups
The nature of interest groups
Types of interest groups
Common characteristics of interest groups
Factors shaping interest groups
Interest groups and public policy
Pluralism
Neo-corporatism
Lobbying strategies and tactics
Influence of interest groups
Interest groups in international politics
The regulation of interest groups
The future of interest groups
Public opinion
Theoretical and practical conceptions
The formation and change of public opinion
Components of public opinion
The formation of attitudes
Factors influencing public opinion
Environmental factors
The mass media
Interest groups
Opinion leaders
Complex influences
Public opinion and government
Elections
The history of elections
Functions of elections
Types of elections
Elections of officeholders
Recall elections
Referenda and initiatives
Plebiscites
Systems of vote counting
Legislative elections
Executive elections
Constituencies: districting and apportionment
Voting practices
Secret voting
Balloting
Compulsory voting
Electoral abuses
Participation in elections
Influences on voting behaviour
Conclusion.
Authorized Access Point
Duignan, Brian. Political parties, interest groups, and elections