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Public opinion in America

moods, cycles, and swings

by James A. Stimson

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- United States,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980 -- Public opinion,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Public opinion,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Public opinion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJames A. Stimson.
      SeriesTransforming American politics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.P8 S84 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL374943M
      ISBN 100813366798, 0813368901
      LC Control Number98036784

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      Public opinion consists of the desires, wants and thinking of the majority of the people. It is the collective opinion of the people of a society or state on an issue or problem. This concept came about through the process of urbanization and other political and social forces. For the first time, it became important what people thought as forms of political contention acy. The public is not perfectly informed about politics, so politicians realize public opinion may not always be the right choice. Yet many political studies, from the American Voter in the s to the American Voter Revisited in the s, have found that voters behave rationally despite having limited information.

      The second edition of this concise masterwork includes vast amounts of new material on American foreign policy in the post-9/11 era, including the war in Iraq. Holsti explores the poorly understood role of public opinion in international affairs, looking at Americans' capacity to make informed judgments about issues far removed from their.   Public Opinion Context: Americans, Race and Police by Frank Newport PRINCETON, NJ -- The deaths of five police officers in Dallas, along with the recent deaths of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota at the hands of police, highlighted -- again -- the importance of understanding attitudes of the American public, including blacks and whites.


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For instance, what are the ways that public opinion might affect policy decisions in a democracy. The book addresses that This edition was published in ; thus, it is somewhat dated. Nonetheless, in its time it was a fine textbook on public opinion in the United States/5.

The purposes of this book are Public opinion in America book summarize and analyze the nature of public opinion in contemporary America and to examine the implications of that nature for the possibility of a functioning democracy. Material in the four sections covers the following topics. Public Opinion is a book by Walter Lippmann, published in It is a critical assessment of functional democratic government, especially of the irrational and often self-serving social perceptions that influence individual behavior and prevent optimal societal cohesion.

The detailed descriptions of the cognitive limitations people face in comprehending their sociopolitical and Author: Walter Lippmann. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

IntroductionApproaches to the world outsideStereotypesInterestsThe making of a common willThe image of democracyNewspapersOrganized intelligencePages:   Public opinion matters. It registers itself on the public consciousness, translates into politics and policy, and impels politicians to run for office and, once elected, to serve in particular is a book about opinion?not : James Stimson.

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Public opinion - Public opinion - The mass media: Newspapers, radio, television, and the Internet—including e-mail and blogs—are usually less influential than the social environment, but they are still significant, especially in affirming attitudes and opinions that are already established.

The news media focus the public’s attention on certain personalities and issues, leading many. Public opinion is one of the most frequently evoked terms in American politics.

At the most basic level, public opinion People’s collective preferences on matters related to government and politics. represents people’s collective preferences on matters related to government and politics.

However, public opinion is a complex phenomenon, and scholars have developed a variety of. Public opinion is one of the most frequently evoked terms in American politics.

At the most basic level, public opinion represents people’s collective preferences on matters related to government and politics.

However, public opinion is a complex phenomenon, and scholars have developed a variety of interpretations of what public opinion means. Updated in a new 8th edition, this book goes beyond a simple presentation of data to include a critical analysis of the role of public opinion in American democracy.

It provides 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, to the role of public opinion in the. James Stimson has amassed an unrivaled database from public opinion surveys over the years and marshals it in presenting his theory of public mood swings and cycles.

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Public opinion and the media form the foundation of the United States' representative democracy. They are the subject of enormous scrutiny by scholars, pundits, and ordinary citizens.

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