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chp 11

filling a lawsuit-often used by interest grops when they are unsatisfied with getting congressional action on their behalf Litigation
friend of the court briefs filed by interest groups to inform the court of their postion and to state how their welfare would be affected by a ruling amicus curiae briefs
a technique used by interest groups allowing people to combine grievances into a single lawsuit class action lawsuits
something of value which cannot be withheld from individuals in the potential group collective good
helping sympathetic candidates get into office electioneering
aruges that because only a few groups have enough power to influence policy,power is concentrated into a few interlocking power centers elite theory
occurs when potential members decide not to join a group,rather sit back and let other people do the work free-rider problem
argues that too many groups are getting what they want at the expense of the unrepresented hyperpluralist theory
organization where people with similar policy goals enter the political process to achieve those goals interest group
communicating vy someone other than a citizenacting on his behalf,directed to a governmental decision-maker with hopes of influencing his decision lobbying
the larger the group, the more serious the free-rider program olson's law of large groups
arues that interest group activities provide additional repres pluralist theory
a legal means for groups to participate in electios by contributing money potential group
group composed of all people who share some common interrest and who might be become group members Public interrest lobbies
organiztions which seek a collective good which does not only benefit their membership right to work laws
a law which outlaws union membership as a condition of employment selective benefits
these benefits are goods that a group can restrict to those who are members single issue group
iron triangles- interset group leaders,gov't agency personnel and members of congressional committees who work for each other at the publi's expense. subgovernments
requires new employees to join the union where one has been granted bargaining rights union shop
the government's excessive deference to groups-group demands are legitimate and government's job is to advance them all interest groups
Created by: jesarbi92