Total Lobbying

What Lobbyists Want (and How They Try to Get It)


This book offers a scholarly yet accessible overview of the role of lobbying in American politics. It draws upon extant research as well as original data gathered from interviews with numerous lobbyists across the United States. It describes how lobbyists do their work within all branches of government, at the national, state, and local levels. It thus offers a substantially broader view of lobbying than is available in much of the research literature. Although tailored for students taking courses on interest group politics, Total Lobbying offers an indispensable survey of the field for scholars and others concerned with this important facet of American politics.
  • Cambridge University Press; October 2006
  • ISBN: 9780511247651
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Total Lobbying
  • Author: Anthony J. Nownes
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

In The Press

'Total Lobbying gives a thorough and extremely useful overview of what lobbyists do, how they do it, and to what effect … It fills an important niche in the literature.' Frank Baumgartner, Pennsylvania State University