people who share common policy interests or goals and organize to influence the government
Organized body of individuals who share some goals and try to influence public policy to meet those goals.
Members of the public who organize in an attempt to shape public policy on issues of concern to them.
(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims; "the iron interests stepped up production"
a subset of CARL formed to address either the interests of a particular group of CARL members, for example, community college librarians, or to address interest in a certain area of librarianship, for example, collection development
a voluntary association of citizens who attempt to influence public policy
A group of people on a college campus in the first stage of the process to install a chapter of a Greek Lettered Organization.
an individual campus membership unit in the first stage of the process leading to installation as a chapter of a Greek organization.
A group of citizens who work together in order to achieve a particular public policy goal. | There were a number of registered interest groups in the state. [ Lesson 6
A group of like-minded individuals united in the pursuit of a common goal or set of goals. In the political arena, an interest group seeks its goals through the legislative and / or legal processes.
An organization whose purpose is to pursue the interests of its members, in public or private forums. A group must maintain its membership, often by providing benefits (material, solidary, or purposive) to those members. It must also vigorously pursue its goals (the members' interests); often it must also pursue secondary goals, in order to increase its chances of achieving its primary goals. The three broad tactics of interest groups in the public arena are electioneering, lobbying, and litigating.
A group formed by its own individual members to attempt to influence business
A group which directly attempts to influence the allocation of public values or other actions of those in the political system. It may undertake political action, prov8ide goods or services to political actors, or provide d at and information to those within the political system in its attempts to achieve its political objectives. It may also exert influence through compliance or non-compliance with the government policy process.
A group of individuals on campus in the first stage of the process leading to installation as a chapter of a Greek-letter organization.
Group discussion and sharing information carried on by electronic mail. An interest group focuses on a single topic. An individual subscribes or joins an interest group electronically and all messages sent to the group are distributed by e-mail to the members.
A group of individuals who share some common goals and try to influence public policy to meet these goals. Also called â€œspecial interest group.
A W3C group that explores and evaluates Web technologies.
Group of individuals which take advantage of the government's power (and, sometimes, dependence on public image) by using public or private pressure in order to obtain laws or regulations in their favour. The chief characteristic of mixed economies.
An interest group (also called an advocacy group, lobbying group, pressure group (UK), or special interest) is a group, however loosely or tightly organized, doing advocacy: those determined to encourage or prevent changes in public policy without trying to be elected.