Monday, March 12, 2012

Homework due 3/16

Be sure not to miss the Interest Group simulation! Points will be awarded and siezed to and from your groups grade. Points awarded to the winners. Pay attention and be helpful.

Chapter 9

Special Interest Groups

Complete the following:

1. What is the underlying purpose of interest groups?

2. What do Madison and de Tocqueville say about interest groups in the U.S.? (238-9)

3. What are 5 valuable funtions of interest groups? (239)

4. What are 4 criticisms of interest groups? (240)

5. What are economic interest groups? (243-4)

6. What are public-interest-groups? (247)

7. What are PACs and how do they operate? (250-4)