This document is prepared to help you acquire a basic knowledge about lobbying. It is meant for people who know little about lobbying, but who wish to be more active . . on an individual or community level. Our aim is to help train you as an individual lobbyist and to help you discover the tools that might be required.
As the world becomes increasingly interdependent in the 21st century, it is essential for anyone concerned with the formulation of domestic and international policies to have insight into the role lobbies play across the globe and how they have a powerful influence on business, government, politics and the media.
It uses a unique method that serves as a study guide based on the outlines provided in each unit. The pages that follow contain 15 parts of coursework designed to introduce new concepts and aspects of lobbying so that you will acquire a basic understanding of lobbying, experience the complexities of lobbying, and better understand the motivation of lobbyists and their objectives.
One of the unique features is the set of questions posed within each part so that by the end of the course each participant is better prepared to explore for themselves topical lobbying issues.
You will also be encouraged to evaluate the impact of lobbies from your own perspective and to discuss these issues with family, friends and educators. As students learn how to analyze lobbying activities they are invited to submit their analysis & strategies via email for inclusion with the series.
This document was to meet the needs of potential pro-Turkish lobbyists and friends of Turkey. It is hoped that the document heightens your awareness of lobbying issues so that you will be actively involved in ensuring that the truth is never manipulated in order to satisfy the interests of lobbyists who may not all be working to promote the general good.
First 4 part hyper linked below and the full downloadable section as 9.3 MB zipped E-Book: Lobbying 101 E-Book: Download Here
Please remember to request a password for the zip file after emailing your own -around 500 word- lobbying article covering new approaches to Lobbying and what can be learned from powerful lobbies