The topic for your writing assignment #2 is below. . The writing assignment should be a minimum of 750 words. You should use information from the textbook and outside sources to complete the assignment in the textbook. You must include a Works Cited page and in-text citations. See the Writing Assignment Instructions for more information.
- There are numerous noneconomic interest groups that seek to influence public policy in America today. Choose one noneconomic interest group you are familiar with and briefly describe it. Is it a public-interest group, issue or ideological group, or a government interest group? What are some characteristics of the group that make it that type of group? Discuss the tactics that interest groups use to interact with members of the government and influence public policy. How does the interest group you selected use these tactics? How successful are they are at achieving their policy goals? Do you think it is appropriate for interest groups to have access to government officials and potentially influence them? Why or why not?