ABSTRACT

This book addresses the central question of how the interests of the poor gain representation in the political process by examining the interest group system.

chapter 1|16 pages

Introduction

chapter 2|20 pages

Interest Groups in American Politics

chapter 3|56 pages

Poverty and Political Action

chapter 4|54 pages

Interest Groups in Social Policy

chapter 5|64 pages

Interest Groups and the Policy Process

chapter 6|24 pages

Mobilizing the Poor