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Generational Development of Public Affairs

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In looking at the development of public affairs, one can categorize different types of lobbying in a generational manner. This is not to be interpreted as chronological, rather as an evolutionary development of lobbying methods used by lobbyists. From the lobbyists providing solely access to politicians to those who provide more rigorous analysis, we can see the possibilities of a move toward more evidence-based policy development based on contributions from lobbyists and public affairs professionals.

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In looking at the development of public affairs, one can categorize different types of lobbying in a generational manner. This is not to be interpreted as chronological, rather as an evolutionary development of lobbying methods used by lobbyists. The definitions of these generations of public affairs have never really been formally laid out or examined in any great detail. There is certainly more research that need to be developed in order to crystalize the...

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Miller, J. (2020). Generational Development of Public Affairs. In: Harris, P., Bitonti, A., Fleisher, C., Skorkjær Binderkrantz, A. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Interest Groups, Lobbying and Public Affairs . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13895-0_13-1

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