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American Public Opinion : Its Origins, Content, and Impact - Update Edition

American Public Opinion : Its Origins, Content, and Impact - Update Edition - 7th edition

American Public Opinion : Its Origins, Content, and Impact - Update Edition - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780321430199

ISBN10: 0321430190

American Public Opinion : Its Origins, Content, and Impact - Update Edition by Robert Erikson and Kent Tedin - ISBN 9780321430199
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
American Public Opinion : Its Origins, Content, and Impact - Update Edition by Robert Erikson and Kent Tedin - ISBN 9780321430199

ISBN13: 9780321430199

ISBN10: 0321430190

Edition: 7TH 07

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Summary

The Updated Seventh Edition of this highly respected text continues to go beyond a simple presentation of data to critically analyze the integral role public opinion plays in American democracy.

An in-depth analysis, American Public Opinion explores the following important topics: the origins of public opinion in political socialization; the impact of the media on public opinion; the relevance of public opinion to democratic values; political trust and social capital; and the role of public opinion for elections, political parties and interest groups. As in previous editions, the Updated Seventh Edition examines the relationship between public opinion and policy.

Features

  • Offers the most recent data and analysis of opinion on such contemporary issues as abortion, gun control, race relations, and health care.
  • Contains many examples from the National Election Studies that pertain to presidential elections.
  • Analyses throughout the text incorporate the most recent literature available.

New To This Edition

  • The chapter on elections has been completely updated using 2004 election data.
  • Most charts throughout the text are now updated using 2004 GSS and 2004 NES data, as well as recent data from other key sources.
  • Recent developments in methodology of survey research are updated in Chapter 2.
  • Additional coverage of both democratic values and social capital has been added to Chapter 6.
  • All discussions in the media and elections chapter have now been updated from the 2000 election to the 2004 election.

Other Editions of American Public Opinion : Its Origins, Content, and Impact - Update Edition

American Public Opinion by Robert Erikson - ISBN 9780205745432
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