The book is a wild presentation of the world of lobbyists, to give a clear description of various activities the word covers . It also emphasizes the fact that cultural factors play a role depending on national field: it is just not possible to create a unique regulation and to have only one approach. It reveals also the role of the civil society in a modern democracy and asks the officials to include in a transparent manner private interests in the consultation process.
DE BEAUFORT, V. [Ed] (2008). Lobbying, portraits croisés : pour en finir avec les idées reçues. Autrement.