Ferdinand Tönnies on public opinion: selections and analyses
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000 - Business & Economics - 223 pages
This book presents, for the first time in English, selections from Ferdinand Tonnies' classic Kritik der offentlichen Meinung (Critique of Public Opinion). Communication scholars Hanno Hardt and Slavko Splichal give a brief history of public opinion and provide the translation and original analyses of Tonnies' work, situating it theoretically and historically.
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Tonnies Public Opinion and the Public Sphere
Selections from Kritik der offentlichen Meinung
Public Opinion and the Public Opinion
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