Pressure Groups

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  • Pressure Groups
    • Methods
      • Direct  Action
        • Illegal actions
          • PETA and animal release
        • Civli disobedience
          • Refusal to follow laws
            • MLK US Civli rights
      • Traditional
        • Petitions
          • Clarkson for PM
        • Campaigns
          • NSPCC Full  Stop
        • Demonstrations
          • Tutiition Fee  March 2010
        • Lobbying
          • NUT teachers  pensions
      • Legal
        • Judical  Review
          • Hunting Act  Challenged
        • EU Law
        • ECHR
          • Gender recognition
      • Political
        • Influences legiational
          • Reports to Parliamentary Committees
        • Sponsoring Parties/Mps
          • Unions and  Labour Party
    • Types
      • By status
        • Insider
          • Specialists- Called for certain issues
            • Greenpeace (Environment)
          • Core- Strong relationship with Gov
            • BMA (Health)
          • Limited - Only when their issues are raised
            • Dogs Trust (Dogs)
        • outsider
          • By Choice- Ideological
            • PETA
          • Too Weak
            • Fathers  for Justice
          • By Necessity
            • Countryside Alliance
      • By  Aim
        • Cause - Open  Membership
          • Sectional - campaign for a narrow issue
            • Stop the War
          • Political - Prompt Act
            • Charter  88
          • Attitude- reform views
            • Greenpeace
        • Sectional- membership limited
          • Professional
            • BMA, Bar Council
          • Unions
            • NUT,NUS
    • Impact on Democracy
      • +
        • Increases involvement
          • Membership of Greenpeace 2.8 million
        • Pluralism
          • Countryside Alliance vs. RSPCA on hunting
        • Enables minority views a voice
          • Stonewall for Gay Rights
        • Easy to be involved
          • Support via Social networks
        • no ideological requirement
          • You don't need to be Conservative to support No to EU
      • -
        • undermines  Parties
          • Membership of Labour Party 190,000
        • Undemocratic
          • BMA aren't elected
        • Loudest isn'ts always right
          • Marches  never have a majority (2010 tutition fee)
        • can be illegal
          • Fire bomb campaign by animal rights
        • distraction from serious issues
          • Fathers For  Justice - Superhero campaign

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Dominic Gozo

really useful but i can't print it :(

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