6.4 Pressures on Politicians

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6.4.1      Overview of Pressures on Politicians

6.4.2      Public Pressure, Including the Need for Popular Support

6.4.2.1   People Directly Expressing their Concerns: ‘People-Power’
6.4.2.2   Politicians Trying to Avoid Public Discontent: Populism

6.4.3      The Role of the Media in Politics

6.4.3.1   The Power of the Media
6.4.3.2   Media Ownership
6.4.3.3   Media Distortion
6.4.3.4   The Value of an Impartial Source of News

6.4.4      Interest Groups and Pressure Groups

6.4.5      The Impact of Money in Politics

6.4.6      Balancing the Pressures on Politicians

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