1.       Lobbyists at Work

Beth L. Leech

«Lobbyists at Work is a must-read for anyone interested in the serious business of government. Leech’s probing questions reflect her years of research tracking the real impact of money and influence on policy.»  —Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. (Chairman, Patton Boggs LLP)

In Lobbyists at Work, the normally self-effacing subjects open up about themselves and their profession: why they chose to become lobbyists, what motivates them to keep lobbying, how they cultivate their lobbying influence, how they adjust to changes in the rules affecting their lobbying methods, and what they actually do at work each day (and night).

  1. Lobbying: the art of political persuasion

Zettler Lionel

This book straddles the globe, from the USA to Japan. It covers the Westminster and Scottish Parliaments, and the Welsh, Northern Ireland and London Assemblies. It examines the lobbying scenes in the USA and Brussels. Finally, the book also deals with Asia, the Arabian Gulf and the Middle East. You will find ‘top tips’ from some of the most senior lobbyists in the world, as well as contributions from elected politicians.

3.       Business, Politics and Practice of Government Relations

Mack Charles

Government is the source of the largest cost of doing business. Corporations and business associations must, therefore, manage the business-government relationship with uncommon skill and vigor. In this book the corporate and association executives rethink their current government relations programs and implement them in new, more cost-effective and technologically proficient ways.

4.       The Lobbying Strategy Handbook

Libby Pat

The centerpiece of this book is a 10-step framework that walks the reader through the essential elements of conducting a lobbying campaign.

5.       International Business and Government Relations in the 21st Century

Robert Grosse

This book offers an outlook on relations between national governments and multinational companies that provides broad coverage on the key issues likely to determine that relationship in the new century. From the perspective of the company decision maker concerned with national regulation and incentive policies, to the host government policy maker in an emerging market, to the home government policy-maker in a Triad country, each dimension is considered and analyzed in light of the others.

6.       Lobbying Together: Interest Group Coalitions in Legislative Politics

Kevin W. Hula

Author examines why coalition strategies have emerged as a dominant lobbying technique, when lobbyists use them, and how these strategies affect their activities.

7.       Regulating lobbying: a global comparison

Raj Chari, John Hogan, Gary Murphy

In an age of corruption, sleaze and scandal associated with financial crisis and economic downturn across the globe, citizens want more transparency and accountability in politics. Available in paperback due to popular demand, this book examines a principal means by which this can be achieved: the regulation of lobbyists.

8.       Crisis Communication: Practical PR Strategies for Reputation Management and Company Survival

Peter Anthonissen

Crisis Communications is a thorough guide to help prepare an organization for unexpected calamities.  Here you will find information on accountability, planning, building corporate image, natural disasters, accidents, financial crises, legal issues, corporate re-organization, food crises, negative press, media training and risk managers.

9.       Lobbying in Washington, London, and Brussels: The Persuasive Communication of Political Issues

Conor Mcgrath

This book examines the activities of lobbyists in the three largest global lobbying markets — Washington, London and Brussels — and places those activities in the context of the political, cultural and institutional environments, within which lobbying is undertaken in those locations.

10.   Public Affairs in Practice: A Practica  Guide to Lobbying (PR in Practice)

Thomson Stuart, John Steve, Mitchell George J.

Public affairs today is more than just political lobbying. It requires working with other policy-making bodies, such as regulators, commercial organizations and other interested parties. It covers each aspect of the industry and examines the tools needed to deliver an effective public affairs program. It also highlights the potential benefits of public affairs, including protection from perceived threats of new regulation, identifying new market opportunities and raising the profile of an organization.

11.   A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving

Eugene Bardach

This handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies. You will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, a primer in how to «talk the talk» of policy analysis, and a cheat sheet of strategies for solving a host of policy problems.

12.   Total Lobbying: What Lobbyists Want (and How They Try to Get It)

Anthony J. Nownes

On the example of the United States the author describes how lobbyists do their work within all branches of government, at the national, state, and local levels.

13.   Administrative Behavior

Herbert A. Simon

Investigating the impact of changing social values and modem technology on the operation of organizations, Professor Simon enhances his timeless observations on the human decision-making process with commentaries examining new facets of organizational behavior.

14.   Public Affairs in Practice

Stuart Thompson MCIPR and Steve John

As the value and worth of reputations are recognised in business, among NGOs and charities, public affairs is becoming increasingly important.

Offering advice on the «dos and don’ts» of public affairs, the authors provide guidance on effective lobbying, managing issues, media relations and crisis management, corporate social responsibility, managing stakeholder relations.

15.   The Practice of Government Public Relations

Mordecai Lee, Grant Neeley, Kendra Stewart

Examining the ins and outs of the regulations influencing public information, The Practice of Government Public Relations unveils novel ways to integrate cutting-edge technologies—including Web 2.0 and rapidly emerging social media—to craft and maintain a positive public image.



  1. В данном случае представлен скорее не обзор, а перечень некоторых англоязычных книг по данной тематике.
    Помимо процитированной англоязычной аннотации, очень не хватает введения от самого автора, ее личного впечатления от данных изданий: в чем их плюсы и минусы каждой книги, почему из большого числа изданий выбраны именно они, по какому принципу выбраны источники в данную библиотеку?

    • Василий, может бы вы восполните пробел и допишите? Или покажите, как надо, а то, к сожалению, у нас так мало хороших печатных авторов, которые могут хоть что-то написать по теме, или провести обзор. Так что очень ждем Вашего активного включения. Без шуток.

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