Ch 13: Strategies of Special Interest Groups

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons to learn about special interest group strategies, including boycotts, rallies and grassroots campaign efforts. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz you can use to check your understanding of these topics.

Strategies of Special Interest Groups - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Check out this collection of lessons to discover some of the ways special interest groups advocate for their causes. Our instructors begin by examining the differences between the day-to-day operations and financing of social and business interest groups. You can also get some insight into how these groups use everything from demonstrations to advertising campaigns and boycotts in order to sway public opinion or influence policy. By the time you reach the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with the following:

  • Objectives of social interest groups
  • Interest group strategies
  • Strategies aimed against activists by businesses

Video Objective
Special Interest Groups & Activists: Definition & Examples Learn about the aims of social activists. Get examples of social interest groups they might be involved with.
Social vs. Business Interest Groups: Operations & Financing Find out how social and business interest groups differ in terms of operations and financing.
Activist Strategies Against Businesses Examine activists' use of grassroots efforts, boycotts, picketing and litigation, among other strategies.
Business Strategies Against Activists Learn how businesses use some of the same strategies to counteract the work of activists.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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