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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. potential group
  2. collective good
  3. public interest lobbies
  4. solidary incentive
  5. social movement
  1. a something of value which cannot be withheld from individuals in the potential group
  2. b the sense of pleasure, status, or companionship experienced in small groups
  3. c a widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
  4. d a group composed of all people who share some common interest
  5. e organizations that seek a collective good which does not only benefit their membership

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a state law that forbids the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment
  2. a benefit that comes from serving a cause or principle
  3. rule established to prevent free-riders by requiring new employees to join the union where one has been granted bargaining rights
  4. assessment of a legislator's voting record on issues important to an interest group
  5. these benefits are goods that a group can restrict to those who are members

5 True/False questions

  1. free-rider problemorganizations where people with similar policy goals enter the political process to achieve those goals


  2. incentivecommunication by someone other than a citizen acting on his or her own behalf, directed to a governmental decision maker with hope of influencing his or her decision


  3. political action committeesa signal telling a legislator what values are at stake in a vote, and how that issue fits with his or her own political views or party agenda


  4. subgovernmentsa widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order


  5. class action lawsuitstechnique used by interest groups which allows groups of people with similar complaints to combine their grievances into a single unit


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