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Title The scale of interest organization in democratic politics : data and research methods / edited by Darren Halpin and Grant Jordan.
Publish Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.


Library Holdings

LibraryLocationOnline VersionCall Number/Serial HoldingsStatus
CWRU KSL Stacks 3rd Floor   JF529 .S33 2012 AVAILABLE
Miami U King Library (2nd floor)   JF529 .S23 2012 AVAILABLE
Ohio State U Thompson Library Stacks 7th Floor   JF529 .S33 2012 AVAILABLE
Wright State Dunbar 3rd Floor   JF529 .S33 2012 AVAILABLE



 List of Tablesvii
 List of Figuresviii
 Notes on Contributorsx
1.Estimating Group and Associational Populations: Endemic Problems but Encouraging Progress / Grant Jordan1
2.Counting the Voices in the Heavenly Chorus: Pressure Participants in Washington Politics / Kay Lehman Schlozman23
3.Interest Organization Populations: The Demands of the Scale of Analysis and the Theoretical Purposes of Counting / David Lowery44
4.The Changing Contours of British Representation: Pluralism in Practice / Jamie Greenan67
5.Numbers in a Niche: A Practitioner's Guide to Mapping Gay and Lesbian Groups in the US / Anthony J. Nownes99
6.Multiple Arenas, Multiple Populations: Counting Organized Interests in Scottish Public Policy / Iain MacLeod118
7.Tracking Interest Group Populations in the US and the UK / Jamie Greenan141
8.The Usual Suspects: Interest Group Dynamics and Representation in Denmark / Peter Munk Christiansen161
9.Mapping the WTO Interest Group System: Exploring Density, Diversity, and Stability Over Time / Caelesta Braun180
10.Above and Below the Radar: Mapping the Distribution of Civil Society Associations in England / John Mohan202
11.Counting at the Local Level / William A. Maloney223
12.Politics Is Not Basketball: Numbers Are Not Results / Darren Halpin245
Descript'n xiii, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Interest groups, advocacy and democracy series.
Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Counting the voices in the heavenly chorus: pressure participants in Washington politics / Kay Schlozman -- Enumerating populations of interest organizations: the several theoretical purposes of counting / David Lowery -- Numbers in a niche: lessons from mapping gay and lesbian groups in the US states / Anthony J. Nownes -- The changing contours of British representation: pluralism in practice / Grant Jordan and Jamie Greenan -- Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy / Darren Halpin, Graeme Baxter and Iain MacLeod -- Tracking interest group populations in the US and UK / Grant Jordan, Frank Baumgartner, John McCarthy, Sean Bevan and Jamie Greenan -- The usual suspects: interest group dynamics and representation in Denmark / Peter Munk Christiansen -- Mapping the WTO interest group system: exploring density, diversity and stability over time / Marcel Hannegraaff, Jan Beyers and Caelesta Braun-Poppelaars -- Below which radar? mapping the activities of unregulated third sector organisations in England / John Mohan -- Counting at the local level: where to stop counting? / William Maloney and Jan van Deth.
Subjects Pressure groups -- Research.
Pressure groups -- Research -- United States.
Pressure groups -- Research -- Europe.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Alt Name Halpin, Darren.
Jordan, A. G.
LC NO JF529 .S33 2012
Dewey No 322.4/30973 23
OCLC # 748328871
ISBN 9780230284432 (alk. paper)
0230284434 (alk. paper)
LCCN 2011042955

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