Free Articles and Other Materials

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The free materials below include lobbying and advocacy in the United States, various countries around the world, and on lobby regulation.

 

The United States

Lobbying in the United States – An Overview for Students, Scholars and Practitioners (Clive S. Thomas, 2005) [pdf, 2.3mb]
Interest Group Politics in the States  – Four Decades of Developments (Clive S. Thomas, Ronald J. Hrebenar & Anthony J. Nownes, 2008) [pdf, 2mb]
Interest Groups in Washington State – The Political Dynamics of Representation, Influence, and Regulation (Clive S. Thomas & Richard Elgar, 2011) [pdf, 1.7mb]
Who’s Got Clout? – Interest Group Power in the States (Clive S. Thomas & Ronald J. Hrebenar, 1999) [pdf, 4.9mb]
The Most Influential Interest Groups in the States Today and in the Past (Clive S. Thomas, 2007) [pdf, 189kb]

 

Around the World

Understanding Interest Groups, Lobbying and Lobbyists in Developing Democracies – Journal of Public Affairs (Clive S. Thomas and Ronald J. Hrebenar, 2008)
Interest Groups, Lobbying and Lobbyists Across the Western World and Beyond (Clive S. Thomas, 2004)  [pdf, 248kb]
Interest Groups and Lobbying in Latin America – Understanding the Development and Operation of Latin American Interests, Power Groups and Interest Groups (Clive S. Thomas, 2009) [pdf, 1.9mb]

 

Interest Group Regulation

Interest Group Regulation Across the United States – Rationale, Development and Consequences (Clive S. Thomas, 1998)  [pdf, 1.4mb]
Transparency in Public Affairs –  Lessons from the Mixed Experience in the United States (Clive S. Thomas, 2006) [pdf, 438kb]
Under the Influence – Short article on lobby regulation for Public Affairs (Clive S. Thomas, 2006) [pdf, 2.1mb]
The Contribution of Lobby Regulation Initiatives in Addressing Political Corruption in Latin America – Journal of Public Affairs (Luiz Alberto dos Santos and Paulo Mauricio Teixeira da Costa, 2012)