Tea Party Movement
analyze how it uses social capital to influence its members to act in the US political system. The paper should apply the theory of social capital formation and functional representation by identifying the movement’s political organization and examining its goals, organizational structures and operating tactics as it seeks to influence a specific public policy. Additionally, the paper should assess the reasons for the movement?s success or failure in achieving policy change. A key facet of analyzing the movement?s success or failure should be assessing its ability to recruit and engage its members and prospective members to join and contribute to its efforts to enact the desired policy change.