This book examines how elite consultants are reshaping democracy by helping corporations and powerful advocacy groups to mobilize grassroots participation.Prominent examples include a 2009 dispute between Time Warner Cable and Fox Broadcasting and a battle in 2000 between Blue Cross / Blue ... cam- paigns generally encourage the public to lobby their opponents through their respective customer service offices. Supply-side recruitment of activists Analysts of social movements and other, more institutionalized forms of advocacy have called attentionanbsp;...
|Title||:||Grassroots for Hire|
|Author||:||Edward T. Walker|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2014-04-03|