Examine the role of pressure groups and movements in deepening democracy

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political-science
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Examine the role of pressure groups and movements in deepening democracy.

Answer:
Pressure groups and movements have deepened democracy.

  • It reminds the government of the needs and concerns of ordinary citizens.
  • Put pressure on the rulers for the unhealthy activities.
  • It performs a useful role of countering undue influence of the rich and powerful people.
  • One single group cannot achieve dominance over society.
  • The government gets to hear about what different sections of the population want.
  • This leads to a rough balance of power and accommodation of conflicting interests.