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Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, Media, and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy

Martin Gilens - Social Science - 2009 - 303 pages
Tackling one of the most volatile issues in contemporary politics, Martin Gilens's work punctures myths and misconceptions about welfare policy, public opinion, and the role of ...
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Who Gets Represented?

Peter K. Enns, Christopher Wlezien - Political Science - 2011 - 388 pages
An investigation of policy preferences in the U.S. and how group opinion affects political representation. While it is often assumed that policymakers favor the interests of ...
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Collective Preferences in Democratic Politics: Opinion Surveys and the Will ...

Scott L. Althaus - Political Science - 2003 - 370 pages
It advises how to make better use of opinion polls to represent the people's voice.
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New Directions in Public Opinion

Adam J. Berinsky - Political Science - 2012 - 336 pages
The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics ...
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American Public Opinion: Its Origins, Content and Impact

Robert S Erikson, Kent L. Tedin - Political Science - 2015 - 400 pages
Providing an in-depth analysis of public opinion, beginning with its origins in political socialization, the impact of the media, the extent and breadth of democratic values ...
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American public opinion: its origins, content, and impact

Robert S. Erikson, Kent L. Tedin - Political Science - 2001 - 384 pages
Robert S. Erikson Kent L. Tedin American Public Opinion: Its Origin, Contents, and Impact, 6/e*
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Navigating Public Opinion: Polls, Policy, and the Future of American Democracy

Jeff Manza, Fay Lomax Cook, Benjamin I. Page - History - 2002 - 376 pages
Do politicians listen to the public? How often and when? Or are the views of the public manipulated or used strategically by political and economic elites? Navigating Public ...
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Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age

Larry M. Bartels - Political Science - 2016 - 424 pages
The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes ...
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