Interest Groups and Lobbying in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia: Essays on Drug Trafficking, Chemical Manufacture, Exchange Rates, an

Interest Groups and Lobbying in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia: Essays on Drug Trafficking, Chemical Manufacture, Exchange Rates, an

By: Conor McGrath (editor), Conor McGrath (contributor), Kevin Moloney (foreword_author)Hardback

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Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Foreword by Dr. Kevin Moloney; Introduction - Conor McGrath; Part I: Latin America; 1. Understanding the Development of Latin American Interest Groups - Clive S. Thomas; 2. The Regionalization of Organized Business Interests in the Mercosur: The Case of the Chemical Industry - Marc Schelhase; 3. The Political Rise, Development, and Fall of the Medellin Drug Trafficking Organizations: An Illicit Interest Group Analysis - Patricia H. Micolta; 4. Joining Forces: Civil Society Alliances and Policy Influence in Argentina and Chile - Amy Risley; 5. Special Interests in Action: The Union Industrial Argentina and the Exit from the Convertibility Regime - Annika Bolten; Part II: Africa and the Middle East; 6. Public Interest Group Behavior in Tanzania - Ginger L. Elliott-Teague; 7. The South African Women's Movement: A Movement or Not? - Amanda Gouws; 8. The Politics of State-Business Relationships in Malawi - Adrian Leftwich and Henry Chingaipe; 9. Interest Group Strategies: An Institutional View from Israel - Yael Yishai; 10. Mobilizing Interests in Iran: Press Activism and Interest Group Mobilization during the Civil Society Debate (1997-2004) - Stephen Poulson; Part III: Asia-Pacific; 11. MNC - Government Relations and the Corporate Political Strategies of MNCs in China's Era of Marketization - Yi-Ru Regina Chen; 12. The Process of Organizational Evolution: The Emergence of Business Associations in Contemporary China - Kenneth W. Foster; 13. Interest Groups in Macao: From Corporatism to Cronyism - Bill K.P. Chou; 14. Japanese Business Lobbying at Home and Abroad - Yukihiko Hamada; 15. Interest Groups, Political Parties and Lobbying in Australia - John Warhurst; Index.

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  • publication date: 30/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780773446946
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780773446946
  • ISBN10: 077344694X

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