Pressure Groups

Pressure Groups
Groups who try to influence the government to adopt their ideas or not to pursue a policy.
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Sectional Groups
Promote the interests of an occupation or group in society. EG. Trade Unions.
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Cause Groups
Want to achieve a certain goal or draw sympathy to their aims. EG. Greenpeace.
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Social Movements
Similar to cause groups but tend be more loosely structured. EG. Camps for Climate.
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Insider Groups
Rely on contacts with ministers and civil servants to achieve aims. EG. National Union of Farmers.
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Outsider Groups
Not consulted by the government and may be outside mainstream ideas. EG. Occupy Movement.
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Card 2

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Promote the interests of an occupation or group in society. EG. Trade Unions.

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Sectional Groups

Card 3

Front

Want to achieve a certain goal or draw sympathy to their aims. EG. Greenpeace.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Similar to cause groups but tend be more loosely structured. EG. Camps for Climate.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Rely on contacts with ministers and civil servants to achieve aims. EG. National Union of Farmers.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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