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The Influence of Lobby Groups on Public Opinion: The Case of Environmental Policy.

  title={The Influence of Lobby Groups on Public Opinion: The Case of Environmental Policy.},
  author={John K. Wilson},
What role does the provision of information by special interest groups play in changing public perceptions about environmental issues, and on the formation of public policy? To date, much of the environmental policy literature has focussed on lobbying efforts by special interest groups in which direct policy contingent contributions are made to the government. However, spending by special interest groups, in particular those representing environmental concerns, is often not directed towards the… 

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