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Title Public opinion and interest groups politics [electronic resource] : South Africa's missing links? / edited by Heather A. Thuynsma.
Publication Info. Pretoria, South Africa : African Institute of South Africa, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Public opinion and interest group politics around the world: instructive insight -- Special interests and how they help shape US legislation: interesting possibilities or potential pitfalls -- Fundraising for social change in the US: interest group advocacy in contemporary US elections -- Interest groups in the German political system: advice for South Africa -- Public opinion and interest group politics in South Africa: comparing perspectives -- Understanding the South African political psyche -- The character of the South African state: the self-understanding of the ANC as government and its impact on the public space -- The methodology of polling public opinion in South Africa: measuring the pulse of the people -- Managing public opinion during the 2009 South African elections -- The possibilities of election campaigns as sites for political advocacy: South Africa in comparative perspective -- Challenges for interest groups and their advocacy campaigns: the case of sustainable medium density housing -- An interest group at work: environmental activism and the case of acid mine drainage on Johannesburg's West Rand -- Championing public opinion: a future for interest groups -- Managing campaings to influence the public policy agenda: putting theory into practice -- Advocacy and financing that shapes and shifts public opinion -- Government and access effects on the use of social networking sites by nationwide NGOs in the US, South Africa and Mexico -- The ability of social movements to affect policy change in South Africa and the United States: comparing and contrasting key elements of HIV/AIDS treatment and welfare entitlement campaigns -- Beyond appeasement: the real business agenda -- Democracy without choice? Interest groups, advocacy and political behviour in Namibia: a warning for South Africa.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Public opinion -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Politics and government.
Added Author Thuynsma, Heather A.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Thuynsma, Heather A. Public Opinion and Interest Groups Politics. Pretoria, South Africa : African Institute of South Africa, 2012 9780798302920
ISBN 9780798303262 (electronic bk.)
0798303263 (electronic bk.)
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