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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Interest group.
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Parent topics

  • Civil society [r]: The space for social activity outside the market, state and household; the arena of uncoerced collective action around shared interests, purposes and values. [e]
  • State [r]: Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See State (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
  • Lobbying [r]: The legal process by which interest groups or individuals attempt to influence the policy or votes of government officials [e]
  • Media monitoring [r]: The systematic observation of public media by interest groups and researchers to detect perceived bias; in the case of influence groups, finding such information will trigger statements, letter-writing campaigns, etc.; uses techniques similar to those of open source intelligence [e]

Motivations

  • Conservatism [r]: Political principles and practices that oppose radical reform, emphasising respect for existing institutions and traditions, and often involving support for the free enterprise capitalism. [e]
  • Christian Right [r]: A number of contemporary right-wing political movements that are specifically Christian, which advocate socially conservative values in politics and the popular culture [e]
  • Education [r]: Learning and teaching activities for the purpose of acquiring knowledge, skills or social norms. [e]
  • Feminism [r]: Movement seeking the emancipation of women from discriminatory gender roles and laws. [e]
  • Liberalism [r]: Economic and political doctrine advocating free enterprise, free competition and free will. [e]
  • Progressivism [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Zionism [r]: The ideology that Jews should form a Jewish state in what is traced as the Biblical area of Palestine; there are many interpretations, including the boundaries of such a state and its criteria for citizenship [e]

Specific interest groups

Historic

Intergovernmental

Other related topics

  • Political party [r]: An organization that seeks to advance the interests of its members by obtaining political power [e]
  • QUANGO [r]: A hybrid between a fully private non-governmental organization and an organization, typically providing some sort of assistance, usually reporting to a government but sometimes to a board of "stakeholders"; They can operate within a country, be associated with single countries, or have a multinational scope. [e]
    • National Endowment for Democracy [r]: A U.S. based QUANGO (i.e, quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization), with a goal of democracy promotion, chartered by the Congress but primarily made up of political party, labor union, and business representatives; receives some government funding [e]
  • Think tank [r]: An organization that presents ideas as expert analysis, the level of objectivity of which varies with the institution, but with an implication of at least some intellectual independence. [e]

Analysis