Reading public opinion : how political actors view the democratic process /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Herbst, Susan.
Format: Book
Imprint: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1998]
Series:Studies in communication, media, and public opinion.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The "Construction" of Public Opinion: Looking to Lay Theory
  • 2. Policy Experts Think about Public Opinion, Media, and Legislative Process
  • 3. Journalistic Views of Public Opinion
  • 4. Conceptions of Public Opinion and Representation among Partisan Activists
  • 5. Meanings of Public Opinion: Lay Theory Meets Democratic Theory
  • App. A. Notes on Interviews and Building Grounded Theory
  • App. B. Interview Protocols
  • App. C. Survey Form
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index