The Scale of Interest Organization in Democratic Politics

Data and Research Methods

  • Darren Halpin
  • Grant Jordan

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Grant Jordan, Frank R. Baumgartner, John D. McCarthy, Shaun Bevan, Jamie Greenan
    Pages 141-160
  3. Marcel Hanegraaff, Jan Beyers, Caelesta Braun
    Pages 180-201
  4. Jan W. van Deth, William A. Maloney
    Pages 223-244
  5. Grant Jordan, Darren Halpin
    Pages 245-262
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-267

About this book


Explores the need for political science to pay more attention to complex interactions involving politically relevant groups. Distinguished contributors report on data from around the world and at different levels of political decision making – from 'below the radar' in local communities to global negations at the World Trade Organization.


decision-making interaction methods organization pluralism Policy political science politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Darren Halpin
    • 1
  • Grant Jordan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of AarhusDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Politics and International RelationsUniversity of AberdeenUK

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