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Sheehan, Mark J., ed.: Advocates and Persuaders

Mark J. Sheehan, ed.

Advocates and Persuaders, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2019; electronic version available

The authors of Advocates and Persuaders aim to demystify the political practice of lobbying. They believe that lobbying has a significant role to play in a healthy democracy, and they examine it closely in the contexts of federal, state and local government. They also shine a spotlight on the involvement of the media, regulators and pollsters in lobbying and include as case studies analyses of lobbying by a diversity of organisations, ranging widely from large corporations to grass roots activists. (blurb)

The book is reviewed for Honest History by John Warhurst. Amazon. Authors: the editor, Noel Turnbull, Clare Shamier, Peter Volker, Mark Civitella, David Hawkins, Kevin Brianton, Mitchell Hobbs, Lukasz Swiatek, Sophie Buchanan, Paul D. Williams, Judy Ryan.