· Everyone Has Something to Say4 · Citizen Perot and the Contract with America6 · "It's the Issue, Stupid"7 · "Harry and
Louise"8 · "Vote Yes on Proposition 144"10 · Everything Is on
|2. THE ANATOMY OF AN ISSUE CAMPAIGN||13|
· The Genesis of an Issue13 · The Life Cycle of an Issue18 · Issue Dynamics21 ·
|3. ISSUES AND INTEREST GROUPS||26|
· Inside Interest Groups26 · The Interest-Group Explosion28 · Why Members Join Interest Groups30 · How Interest Groups
Influence Policy36 ·
|4. TARGETS OF OPPORTUNITY: ISSUE ARENAS||43|
· Places to Go and People to Persuade44 · Influencing Corporate
Behavior: Alternatives to Influencing Governmental Policy47 · The States and the Federal Government: Our Uneasy Federal System48 · Beyond Legislation: Implementing the Law 57 · Courts of
Last Resort: "Taking" the. Policy Initiative61 ·
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Book title: A Citizen's Guide to Politics in America:How the System Works & How to Work the System.
Contributors: Barry R. Rubin - Author.
Publisher: M. E. Sharpe.
Place of publication: Armonk, NY.
Publication year: 1997.
Page number: vii.
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