Materials and Resources Recommended for Purchase

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The following useful practical guides can be obtained from amazon.com or other outlets.

Guide to State Legislative Lobbying, Revised Edition, by Robert L. Guyer (Gainesville, FL: Engineering The Law, 2003).

Public Affairs in Practice: A Practical Guide to Lobbying, by Stuart Thomson and Steve John (London and Philadelphia: Kogan Page, 2007).

The Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations: Shaping Public Policy at the State and Local Level, by Marcia Avner (St. Paul, Minn: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 2002).

Hardball Lobbying for Nonprofits: Real Advocacy for Nonprofits in the New Century, by Barry Hessenlus (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).

Lobbying for Social Change, Third Edition, by Willard C. Richan (New York: Routledge, 2006).

Corporate Public Affairs: Interacting with Interest Groups, Media and Government, by Otto Lerbinger (Philadelphia: Lawrence Eribaum Associates, 2005).

How Washington Really Works for Dummies, Edited by Gregg Rushford (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley Publishers, 2012).

The Citizen’s Guide to Lobbying Congress, by Donald E. deKieffer (Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2007).

The Art of Lobbying: Selling Policy on Capitol Hill, by Bertram Levine (Washington, D.C.: C. Q. Press, 2008).

The Influence Game: 50 Insider Tactics from the Washington, D.C. Lobbying World That Will Get You to Yes, by Stephanie Vance (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2012).

The Lobby Strategy Handbook: 10 Steps to Advancing Any Cause Effectively, by Pat Libby and Associates (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2011).