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  • The mobilisation of organised interests in policy making: access, activity and bias in the "group system". 

    Halpin, Darren; Baxter, Graeme (ESRC http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/RES-000-22-1932/outputs/read/c7b5a0de-fbd8-4a0c-a0a9-9ad822e6d467, 2009-05-01)
    HALPIN, D. and BAXTER, G. 2009. The mobilisation of organised interests in policy making: access, activity and bias in the "group system". Full research report, ESRC end of award report, RES-000-22-1932. Swindon: ESRC [online]. Available from: http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/RES-000-22-1932/outputs/read/c7b5a0de-fbd8-4a0c-a0a9-9ad822e6d467
    What organized interests are mobilized in influencing public policy? What does the map of organised interests - the 'group system' - look like? This has been a central concern in political science for decades. The reason ...
  • Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. 

    Halpin, Darren; Baxter, Graeme; MacLeod, Iain (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6, 2011-12-13)
    HALPIN, D., BAXTER, G. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. In Halpin, D. and Jordan, G. (eds.) The scale of interest organization in democratic politics: data and research methods. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 118-140. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6
    The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this ...
  • The public accountability of business associations under conditions of EU policy participation. 

    Barlow, Rachel Ann (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-10)
    Set in the context of wider problems of EU popular legitimacy, the thesis explores a participatory model of EU policy making based around business associations as agents of participation. Policy participation implies public ...
  • Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people. 

    MacLeod, Iain (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2009-12)
    The Scottish Parliament which (re)convened in 1999 was designed to engender a new style of political practice. This ‘new politics’ was intended to address perceived failures within the ‘Westminster approach’ to policy‐making ...