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5 Matching questions

  1. purposive incentive
  2. pluralist theory
  3. incentive
  4. social movement
  5. lobbying
  1. a a widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
  2. b communication 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. c a benefit that comes from serving a cause or principle
  4. d something of value one cannot get without joining an organization
  5. e argues that interest group activities provide additional representation and compete against each other to influence political outcomes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a group composed of those in the potential group who are members of the interest groups
  2. groups which have very narrow interests, shun compromise, and single-mindedly pursue goals
  3. technique used by interest groups which allows groups of people with similar complaints to combine their grievances into a single unit
  4. these benefits are goods that a group can restrict to those who are members
  5. a 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

5 True/False questions

  1. potential groupa group composed of those in the potential group who are members of the interest groups

          

  2. right-to-work lawa state law that forbids the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment

          

  3. material incentivemany things valued in monetary terms

          

  4. free-rider problema situation where individuals let others work to secure a collective good and then enjoy the benefit without contributing anything to the group effort

          

  5. hyperpluralist theoryargues that interest group activities provide additional representation and compete against each other to influence political outcomes