Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 517 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 undergraduate-level credit as PS 417 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: PS 101 and PS 102.


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