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  • 9. Interest Groups.
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  • The Nature of Interest Groups.
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  • Types of Interest Groups.
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  • Interest Groups at Work.
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  • issues and events that concern the people at large
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  • includes all of the goals that a government pursues in the many areas of human affairs in which it is involved
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  • segments of the business community that have their own interest groups
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  • an organization of workers who share the same type of job or who work in the same industry
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  • seeks to institute certain public policies of benefit to all or most people in this country, whether or not they belong to or support that organization
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  • a technique of persuasion aimed at influencing individual or group behaviors
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  • PACs that concentrate their efforts on one issue, such as abortion, gun control, or health care
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  • activities by which group pressures are brought to bear on legislators and the legislative process
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  • of or from the people, the average voters the folks back home
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  • Interest Groups.
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  • Families USA and Texas School for the Deaf.
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  • Berkeley, California.
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  • Interpreting Political Cartoons.
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  • 1989 Oakland, California Earthquake.
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  • American Medical Association.
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  • Chamber of Commerce.
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  • Membership in Labor Unions.
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  • Farming of the Future.
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  • Voices on Government.
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  • Destination: The American Dream.
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  • Friends of the River
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  • International Association of Firefighters in 2004.
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  • Growth of PACs.
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  • Making Their Views Known.
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  • Rating Congress.
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  • Analyzing Political Cartoons.