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Published: 15 December 2020

320 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197530191

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The Lobbying Strategy Handbook

10 Steps to Advancing Any Cause Effectively

Second Edition

Author Pat Libby

  • Unique 10-step model presents students with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach to lobbying
  • Author's colloquial style explains complex legislative terminology in plain English for new students
  • A clear framework on government finances and taxes demystifies their implications for campaigning and social welfare
  • Cases on real student-led advocacy campaigns bring practice to life
  • Strategies and tools for internet advocacy demonstrate how technology and advocacy work together

New to this Edition:

  • Updated Chapter 1 includes the most recent literature on why nonprofit organizations and practitioners do and don't lobby
  • Chapter 2, "The Rules of Engagement," is expanded to include election-year activities
  • Chapter 3, "The Mosh Pit of Government Budgeting," includes a deeper explanation of the federal budget and new explanations of state and local government finance
  • A new case study on The K.I.D.S. Coalition

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