Interest Groups as Policy Shapers

@article{Gable1958InterestGA,
  title={Interest Groups as Policy Shapers},
  author={R. Gable},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={1958},
  volume={319},
  pages={84 - 93}
}
  • R. Gable
  • Published 1958
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
The heart of government is public policy. Pri vate interest groups and administrative agencies have come to be the principal originators of policy, while legislative groups, along with administrative and private groups, are the major shapers of public policy. The role of private groups depends upon the cultural setting within which they operate and the nature of the policy-making process. An interest group may succeed in shaping public policy when it is able to identify its conception of… Expand
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