Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 417 Interest Groups

This course analyzes the role of interest groups in the political process. Particular attention is given to why some interests are more successful at forming groups and influencing politics than others. The course also examines techniques used to lobby legislatures, the executive branch, and the courts. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 517 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: PS 101 and PS 102.


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