The Scale of Interest Organization in Democratic Politics: Data and Research Methods by D. HalpinThe Scale of Interest Organization in Democratic Politics: Data and Research Methods by D. Halpin

The Scale of Interest Organization in Democratic Politics: Data and Research Methods

byD. HalpinEditorG. Jordan

Hardcover | December 13, 2011

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Explores the need for political science to pay more attention to complex interactions involving politically relevant groups. Distinguished contributors report on data from around the world and at different levels of political decision making - from 'below the radar' in local communities to global negations at the World Trade Organization.
FRANK R. BAUMGARTNER Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA SHAUN BEVAN Research Associate in the Institute for Political and Economic Governance, University of Manchester, UK JAN BEYERS Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University...
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Title:The Scale of Interest Organization in Democratic Politics: Data and Research MethodsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:267 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230284434

ISBN - 13:9780230284432

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Table of Contents

Introduction; D.Halpin & G.Jordan Counting the Voices in the Heavenly Chorus: Pressure Participants in Washington Politics; K.Schlozman Enumerating Populations of Interest Organizations: The Several Theoretical Purposes of Counting; D.Lowery The Changing Contours of British Representation: Pluralism in Practice; G.Jordan & J.Greenan Numbers in a Niche: Lessons from Mapping Gay and Lesbian Groups in the US states; A.J.Nownes Multiple Arenas, Multiple Populations: Counting Organized Interests in Scottish Public Policy; D.Halpin , G.Baxter & I.MacLeod Tracking Interest Group Populations in the US and UK; G.Jordan , F.Baumgartner , J.McCarthy , S.Bevan & J.Greenan The Usual Suspects: Interest Group Dynamics and Representation in Denmark; P.M.Christiansen Mapping the WTO Interest Group System: Exploring Density, Diversity and Stability Over Time; M.Hanegraaff , J.Beyers & C.Braun-Poppelaars Below Which Radar? Mapping the Activities of Unregulated Third Sector Organisations in England; J.Mohan Counting at the Local Level: Where to Stop Counting?; W.A.Maloney & J.W. van Deth Conclusion; G.Jordan & D.Halpin