Public opinion

"Public Opinion is a comprehensive and multidisciplinary examination of public opinion in the United States. Drawing on scholarship in political science, psychology, sociology, and communications, the authors explore the nature of political and social attitudes in the United States and how thes...

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Author / Creator: Glynn, Carroll J.
Format: Electronic eBook
Edition:Third edition.
Imprint: Boulder, CO : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface
  • Part One: Introducing Public Opinion
  • 1. The Meanings of Public Opinion
  • 2. The History of Public Opinion
  • 3. Methods for Studying Public Opinion
  • Part Two: Theories of Public Opinion
  • 4. Public Opinion and Democratic Theory
  • 5. Psychological Perspectives on Public Opinion
  • 6. Stereotyping, Social Norms, and Public Opinion
  • 7. Perception and Opinion Formation
  • 8. Economic Approaches
  • Part Three: Public Opinion in Context
  • 9. Content and Conflict in Public Opinion
  • 10. Public Opinion and Policymaking
  • 11. Communicating, Campaigning and the Public (TK)
  • 12. Looking Ahead.