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Public Opinion

Public Opinion

Volume: 4

July 1992 | 120 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Public opinion - is it a simple aggregation of individual views, or is it some kind of collective-level, emergent product of debate? What is the role of public opinion in popular government? How do the mass media shape public opinion or link it with governmental decision-making? This book explores such questions by tracing the historical development and application of the concept of public opinion.
Problems of Public Opinion
Conceptualizing the Public
Conceptualizing Opinions
Conceptualizing Public Opinion Processes

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ISBN: 9780803940239

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