What is a pressure group?
Insider and outsider
What determinds an insider pressure group?
Promotional and sectional
Ad hoc and permament
What methods are used by pressure groups ?
What methods are used by pressure groups ? 2
What makes a pressure group successful?
What makes a pressure group successful? 2
What makes a pressure group successful? 3
What makes a pressure group successful? 4
What makes a pressure group successful? 5
Do Pressure groups enhance democracy
Do pressure groups enhance democracy?
Pressure group- An organized group that tries to influence the government to adopt certain policies or measures.
Promotional and sectional pressure groups-
- Promotional- Promotes a specisific cause example- Fathers4Justice Sectional- To protect the intrests of their memebers examples- any trade union- BMA
Insider and outsider groups
Insider- have close and regular contact with the government shelter Outsider- Has practically no contact with the government due to ideological differences. Fathers4Justice
Pluralism- A condition in which numerous distinct ethnic, religious, or cultural groups are present and tolerated within a society.
The belief that such a condition is desirable or socially beneficial. Elitism- The belief that certain persons or members of certain classes or groups deserve favored treatment, and should run the government