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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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Democracy in America?: What Has Gone Wrong and What We Can Do about It

Benjamin I. Page, Martin Gilens - Democracy - 2017 - 352 pages
America faces daunting problems--stagnant wages, high health care costs, neglected schools, deteriorating public services. Yet the government consistently ignores the needs of ...
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Impersonal Influence: How Perceptions of Mass Collectives Affect Political ...

Diana C. Mutz - Political Science - 1998 - 334 pages
People's perceptions of the attitudes and experiences of mass collectives are an increasingly important force in contemporary political life. In Impersonal Influence, Mutz goes ...
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The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion

John Zaller - Political Science - 1992 - 367 pages
In this book John Zaller develops a comprehensive theory to explain how people acquire political information from the mass media and convert it into political preferences ...
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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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New Directions in Public Opinion

Adam J. Berinsky - Political Science - 2015 - 426 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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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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