US Pressure Groups

Who created the insider/outsider Typology?
Grant
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Insider group characteristics?
recognised legitimately by government
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outsider group characteristics?
'would be' insider groups, don't work with government
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Who had the idea of causal/sectional groups?
Stewart (1958)
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who do sectional groups represent?
a section of the community
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what does 'cause' groups represent?
belief or principle
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What are umbrella groups?
pressure groups that represent a large group of pressure groups to have a single message?
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examples of umberella groups?
American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) -- US Chamber of Commerce
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traits of pressure groups?
influence the people in office, specific focus, don't stand for elections
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Features of US Politics?
Separation of powers, federal system of government, regular elections, weaker party system
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recognised legitimately by government

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