scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 879
Why people join pressure groups It is common to find people joining a group that has a sectional interest ie one which is concerned not with the whole of society but with one section of it eg Trade Unions Employers Federations like Arts Allianceprofessional Groups like the Australian Medical Association or Cultural association like The Muslim Womens Association or the Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby Other people join groups with ONE specific objective either for the benefit of its members an environment group like Greenpeace or for some cause R SPCA is a group that protects the rights of animals and has gained a lot of clout in our society These are Pressure Groups because they seek to bring about change by pressuring governments How they exert power Some are successful at influencing even local Government Some of the things they perform in order to put pressure onto organisations andor the government local State National include the following Send Petitions Seek Interviews Distribute Literature Seek Publicity etc These pressure groups can indirectly influence Government opinion through the media or directly by Lobby Influence friendly MPS Elect friendly Candidates for example a political candidate can be elected on a single platform Influence Parliamentary committees Technically once a pressure group has satisfied all its aims it ceases to be a pressure group International watchdog Amnesty international as a pressure group A I is a London-Based International Pressure Group Its hope is to bring about change over time to governments which infringe human rights and prevent abuse of prisoners Amnesty International is non-political it does not affiliate itself with any political group Adopts prisoners-of conscience aPOC is someone imprisoned because of their beliefs colour sex ethnic origin or language Is against capital punishment -the main reason in many countries the death penalty is an extension of torture Campaigns for justice but does not support prisoners who advocate violence
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA