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Lobbying in America : a reference handbook

Author: Ronald J Hrebenar; Bryson B Morgan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the growth of interest groups from the nation's infancy to the present. The book examines a range of related issues and controversies, including infamous scandals, attempts to regulate lobbying, and the overriding constitutional question of whether limiting money in politics is an infringement of free speech. Comparisons to lobbying systems in other countries as well as listings of key organizations and an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Hrebenar; Bryson B Morgan
ISBN: 9781598841121 1598841122 9781598841138 1598841130
OCLC Number: 233940400
Description: xvii, 289 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background and history --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Worldwide perspective --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Data and documents --
Directory of organizations, associations, and agencies --
Selected print and nonprint resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Ronald J. Hrebenar and Bryson B. Morgan.

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A comprehensive presentation of the way lobbying and interest-based political activism works in the United States.* Biographical sketches of key figures in American lobbying past and present* A  Read more...

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