The Persuaders: When Lobbyists Matter by S. JohnThe Persuaders: When Lobbyists Matter by S. John

The Persuaders: When Lobbyists Matter

byS. John

Hardcover | May 22, 2002

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The impact of political lobbyists remains highly controversial. No-one has explored when they matter. This book tells readers when lobbyists count and analyses the relationship between lobbying, policy outcomes and the impact of external factors to reveal the professional lobbyist's limited effect on policy. On most policy issues lobbyists simply do not matter. But, on rare occasions lobbyists can make a difference and this book explains when they matter and why.
STEVEN A. JOHN is Director of DLA Upstream, the political consulting arm of the City law firm, Dibb Lupton Alsop. Previously he has worked for ITN as politics producer and for four political consulting firms.
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Title:The Persuaders: When Lobbyists MatterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:277 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:May 22, 2002Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333985885

ISBN - 13:9780333985885

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Table of Contents

When Lobbyists Matter What Effectiveness Means for Lobbyists The Effect of Lobbyists: A Political Science Framework Church Bells versus Shop Tills: The Campaign for and against Sunday Trading The Failure of CrossRail The Success of the Jubilee Line Extension Limiting Professional Liability Conclusions and Survey Data

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"...the book is an excellent contribution to the literature...."--M.G. Pufong, Choice