Democracy and Interest Groups

Enhancing Participation?

Authors: Jordan, G., Maloney, W.

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Democracy and Interest Groups assesses the contribution that interest groups make to the democratic involvement of citizens and the generation of social capital. The authors draw on new surveys of groups and members and more unusually with non-participants. It also makes use of in-depth interviews with campaign group leaders and organizers.

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GRANT JORDAN is Professor of Politics at Aberdeen University, UK. His first book (with Jeremy Richardson) was Governing Under Pressure (1979). Other major titles are Shell, Greenpeace and Brent Spar (2001); The British Administrative System (1994); Government and Pressure Groups in Britain (1987); The Protest Business (1997) with William A. Maloney; and Engineers and Professional Self-Regulation (1992).

WILLIAM A. MALONEY is Professor of Politics, University of Newcastle, UK. His major research outputs include: The European Automobile Industry (1999) with Andrew McLaughlin; The Protest Business (1997) with Grant Jordan; and Managing Policy Change in Britain (1994) with Jeremy Richardson. He has recently completed an edited research volume (with Sigrid Roßteutscher) Social Capital and Associations in European Democracies (2006).

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'This is an innovative text which combines a solid theoretical analysis with the results of a substantial research project. The text should be read by any scholar with an interest in the broad field of participation and would make a welcome addition to any academic library.' - Political Studies Review


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Democracy and Interest Groups
Book Subtitle
Enhancing Participation?
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-22324-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230223240
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-76333-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-41453-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 233
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