Different kinds of pressure groups and examples.

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Sectional groups represent specific section of society. Only concerned with promoting best interests of their members.
The Heart Foundation.
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Promotional groups do not represent specific section of society. Claim to be serving interests of whole community.
Friends of the Earth.
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Dual-function groups may be both sectional and cause based.
Countryside Alliance for better quality of life in countryside can benefit all.
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Insider groups have succeeded in becoming part of decision making process. Consulted regularly by government bodies.
The CBI have a close link with the government.
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Outsider groups remain outside government process to preserve independence and freedom of action. Some aspiring insiders.
Greenpeace acts of civil disobedience, would not have option if insider.
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Promotional groups do not represent specific section of society. Claim to be serving interests of whole community.

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Friends of the Earth.

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Dual-function groups may be both sectional and cause based.

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Insider groups have succeeded in becoming part of decision making process. Consulted regularly by government bodies.

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Outsider groups remain outside government process to preserve independence and freedom of action. Some aspiring insiders.

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