Pier Luigi Petrillo

Forms of government, pressure groups, influence peddling. An introduction

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Starting from the more traditional studies on forms of government – which highlight the role played by political parties in the formation of political policy – this essay proposes a reflection on the role of pressure groups in contemporary democracies. By examining the different models of regulation of the relationship between lobbies and constitutional institutions, the author identifies three sub-types of forms of government in relation to the different level of transparency or participation in policy formation


  • lobbying
  • democracy
  • constitutional rights
  • partecipation
  • transparency


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