Public Opinion

Pub Date : 1992-06-16 | Author : Vincent Price | Publisher : SAGE Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781452246154
ISBN 13 : 1452246157

Public opinion - is it a simple aggregation of individual views, or is it some kind of collective-level, emergent product of debate? What is the role of public opinion in popular g..

Constructing Public Opinion

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Justin Lewis | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231117678
ISBN 13 : 0231117671

Most anthologies of Renaissance writing include only (or predominantly) male writers, whereas those that focus on women include women exclusively. This book is the first to survey ..

Predictions Of Public Opinion From The Mass Media

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : David P. Fan | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313262969
ISBN 13 : 9780313262968

Those of us on the lookout for insights into social behavior must be impressed when a book strikes us as being powerful enough to shake firmly held beliefs in a single reading. Eve..

Setting The Agenda

Pub Date : 2014-02-07 | Author : Maxwell McCombs | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9780745681085
ISBN 13 : 0745681085

Setting the Agenda describes the mass media’s significant and sometimes controversial role in determining which topics are at the centre of public attention and action. In this n..

The Nature And Origins Of Mass Opinion

Pub Date : 1992-08-28 | Author : John Zaller | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521407869
ISBN 13 : 9780521407861

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. Using nu..

The New British Politics

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Ian Budge | Publisher : Pearson Education

ISBN 10 : 1405824212
ISBN 13 : 9781405824217

This fourth edition offers an introduction to current British politics. It combines incisive and original analysis with clear and direct presentation, specially tailored to the nee..