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Strength in Numbers

The Political Power of Weak Interests

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HARDCOVER

$58.50 • £46.95 • €52.50

ISBN 9780674066410

Publication Date: 10/31/2012

Text

264 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 4 graphs, 5 tables

World

  • 1. The Political Power of Weak Interests
  • 2. Three Worlds of Consumer Protection
  • 3. Consumer Mobilization in Postwar France
  • 4. Interest Group Coalitions and Institutional Structures
  • 5. Policy Narratives and Diffuse Interest Representation
  • 6. The Limits of Regulatory Capture
  • 7. The Limits of Lobbying
  • 8. Coalitions and Collective Action
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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