Pressure Groups

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Direct Action
Political protests that go against traditional methods and can involve violence or illegal acts
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Petitions
Formal written request for something normally signed by lots of people
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Pluralism
A system were a wide range of opinions are tolerated
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Insiders
Groups that work inside the political system eg Trade Unions
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Outsiders
groups that work outside the political system eg Greenpeace
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Lobbying
Trying to convince those in power to use their power in support of their own cause
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Elitism
the idea that political power is in the hands of a few
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Pressure groups
a group who share who share a set of ideas and want to influence people and the government to change
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Advocacy
speaking on behalf of someone
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think tanks
a pressure group formed to develop proposals and campaign for acceptance
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Card 2

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Formal written request for something normally signed by lots of people

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Petitions

Card 3

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A system were a wide range of opinions are tolerated

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Card 4

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Groups that work inside the political system eg Trade Unions

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Card 5

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groups that work outside the political system eg Greenpeace

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