Special interest groups are often blamed publicly for trying to exert too much control on the federal government. The reality, as always, is a little more complex. We will take a look at what interest groups are and how they function in our society. We will also analyze the factors that lead to interest group success and question whether or not they have too much influence.
Assignment 1: Introduction to Interest Groups
Assignment 2: Interest Group Membership
Assignment 3: Economic Interest Groups
Assignment 4: Other Interest Groups
Assignment 5: Interest Group Success
Assignment 6: Interest Groups and Public Policy
Assignment 7: Prepare for the Test