The Organization Ecology of Interest Communities

Assessment and Agenda

  • David Lowery
  • Darren Halpin
  • Virginia Gray

Part of the Interest Groups, Advocacy and Democracy Series book series (IGAD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. David Lowery, Virginia Gray
    Pages 1-15
  3. Kay Lehman Schlozman, Philip Edward Jones, Hye Young You, Traci Burch, Sidney Verba, Henry E. Brady
    Pages 157-181
  4. Frank R. Baumgartner, Kelsey Shoub
    Pages 203-224
  5. David Lowery, Darren R. Halpin, Virginia Gray
    Pages 263-274
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 275-285

About this book


This volume summarizes the origins and development of the organization ecology approach to the study of interest representation and lobbying, and outlines an agenda for future research. Multiple authors from different countries and from different perspectives contribute their analysis of this research program.


Interest representation population ecology advocacy lobbying interest groups organizational ecology organization organizations politics

Editors and affiliations

  • David Lowery
    • 1
  • Darren Halpin
    • 2
  • Virginia Gray
    • 3
  1. 1.Pennsylvania State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Australian National UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.University of North Carolina-Chapel HillUSA

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