Understanding Public Opinion, 2nd Edition

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CQ Press, Oct 15, 2001 - Political Science - 330 pages
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A textbook for graduate or upper-division undergraduate courses on public opinion and political behavior. Researchers in political science report on questions they have investigated to explain how to approach a question, what their research looks like, and how they derive their conclusions. All 15 chapters are new. No date is mentioned for the first edition. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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BARBARA NORRANDER received her Ph.D. in political science at Ohio State University and is a professor at the University of Arizona, where she teaches courses on the introduction to American government, political parties, and on public opinion and voting behavior. Professor Norrander has written numerous articles for major academic journals. She is a leading expert on presidential nominations and also publishes on the gender gap and on state public opinion. Professor Norrander is the President of the Western Political Science Association for 2004-2005 and has sat on the boards of the Midwest Political Science Association, American Journal of Politics, Journal of Politics, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

Clyde Wilcox is a professor of government at Georgetown University. His many books include Onward Christian Soldiers? The Religious Right in American Politics and The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage.

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