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Lobbying and Policy Change : Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why

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ISBN13:

9780226039459

ISBN10:
0226039455
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/30/2009
Publisher(s):
Univ of Chicago Pr
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Summary

Washington lobbies are far less influential than political rhetoric suggests. In fact, sixty percent of recent lobbying campaigns failed to change policy despite millions of dollars spent trying. Lobbying and Policy Change explains why.

Author Biography

Frank R. Baumgartner is the Bruce R. Miller and Dean D. LaVigne Professor of Political Science at Penn State University. Jeffrey M. Berry is the John Richard Skuse Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. Marie Hojnacki is associate professor of political science at Penn State University. David C. Kimball is associate professor of political science at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Beth L. Leech is associate professor of political science at Rutgers University.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Advocacy, Public Policy, and Policy Changep. 1
Incrementalism and the Status Quop. 29
Structure or Chaos?p. 46
Opposition and Obstaclesp. 68
Partisanship and Electionsp. 90
Strategic Choicesp. 110
Argumentsp. 129
Tacticsp. 149
Washington: The Real No-Spin Zonep. 166
Does Money Buy Public Policy?p. 190
Policy Outcomesp. 215
Rethinking Policy Changep. 239
Methodological Appendixp. 261
Notesp. 303
Indexp. 327
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