For this assignment, you will choose to focus on one interest group. Choose a real interest group and two to five resources regarding the interest group. You will need to choose resources with differing viewpoints. Then, in 500-750 words, do the following:
1. Describe the type of power the interest group has. Include where the power comes from. Is the power instilled in the organization or does it come from citizens?
2. Discuss if that power has changed over time. Has the interest group gained or lost power? Include your perceived catalyst of the gain or loss of power.
3. Discuss the difference between formal and informal interest groups. What type of power does each have?
Use two to five scholarly resources to support your explanations.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.