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lobbying

Attempting to shape legislation, influence legislators, or mold public opinion.

lobbying,

n the act of influencing, by argumentation, the course of action of a legislator.
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Despite this focus on lobbyism, only a few studies in Scandinavia have so far tried to map which politicians, and how many, have actually gone through the revolving door.
43) Thus it appears that post-Soeharto e1ite politics are increasingly limited to those commanding sufficient financial resources, with corruption and lobbyism as automatic side effects.
Especially industry representatives with a deep relation to lobbyism had a stronger focus on a contact with politicians and even refused to work with media.
For this reason, the topic of lobbyism is irrational because people who don't like something cannot lobby for it," the letter states.
A great part of current think tank research - or other contributions focusing lobbyism in general -- remain policy blind, as von Winter rightly emphasizes (von Winter 2004).
The opposition from the left-wing Coalition for Bulgaria and the far-right, nationalist party Ataka, once again accused the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, of lobbyism and passing unfeasible amendments.
Statens offentliga utredningar, 1999: Avkorporativisering och lobbyism, SOU 1999:121, Stockholm.
The opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, declared they would file a claim with the Constitutional Court over suspicions of lobbyism in the yield of timber.