THE FOULOY'S EXPLANATORY LOBBYING DICTIONARY is an up-dated explanatory reference book on the craft of lobbying and advocacy and represents an expanded version of the Professional Lobbyist's Desk Reference that was originally published in 2001. THE FOULOY'S EXPLANATORY LOBBYING DICTIONARY is a single, one-stop resource not available elsewhere in such a format on the subject.

This Dictionary (with Hard Cover) provides definitions of lobbying terms, concepts, processes and a concise treatment of the techniques used: Development and management of a strategic game plan, research and analysis of policy and process, commuications and internet strategy and its impact on lobbying, grassroots and grass tops lobbying, coalition building and maintenance, rules, regulations and ethics in the lobbying environment, direct lobbying and many other areas. How to become an effective advocate? How to approach public officials, when and where to do so and how to ensure that you get your message acrosss. This book presents many concepts of planning, manouvring, strategy and tactics which can make a difference between success and failure.

Whether you want to lobby a public official as an individual or with others as a group, this dictionary provides sound advice on how best to achieve your objectives. It outlines avenues of government that might be available to you and step-by-step approach with valuable tips.

This Dictionary furnishes a common technical vocabulary that includes more than 1 100 entries providing up-to-date meanings and clear and concise definitions of how lobbying and advocacy works drawing on such related disciplines as law, public policy, public affairs, communications, public relations, political science, journalism.

THE FOULOY's EXPLANATORY LOBBYING DICTIONARY will be useful for anyone dealing or making representations: a necessary companion for business, lawyers, public servants, professional lobbyists, educationalists, special interest groups, NGOs and official bodies.

If you would like to receive an advance copy of this book , we will be sure to get you one of the first ones off the press when it is published at the end of September 2011. To reserve your copy (or several copies), please send a brief e-mail to

The list price of this book is € 69 with free P & P (Postage and Packaging) in the European Union.

As part of their membership, AALEP members can order the book at a 20% discount.



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