11-1 Pluralism and the Interest-Group System
- Define pluralism and assess the benefits and criticisms of interest-group politics.
11-2 Interest Groups in Action
- Evaluate the critical role interest groups play in influencing policy-making through iron triangles, issue networks, and providing benefits to members.
11-3 Types of Interest Groups
- Distinguish between economic interest groups and noneconomic interest groups according to their primary purpose.
11-4 How Interest Groups Achieve Their Goals
- Identify the activities interest groups engage in to achieve their goals and influence public policy.