Reading Public Opinion

Pub Date : 1998-10-01 | Author : Susan Herbst | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226327469
ISBN 13 : 9780226327464

Public opinion is one of the most elusive and complex concepts in democratic theory, and we do not fully understand its role in the political process. Reading Public Opinion offers..

Vernacular Voices

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Gerard A. Hauser | Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 1570033102
ISBN 13 : 9781570033100

A conceptual study of how rhetoric affects public opinion...

Reading Public Romanticism

Pub Date : 2014-07-14 | Author : Paul Magnuson | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400864799
ISBN 13 : 1400864798

Reading Public Romanticism is a significant new example of the linking of esthetics and historical criticism. Here Paul Magnuson locates Romantic poetry within a public discourse t..

Constructing Public Opinion

Pub Date : 2001-02-28 | Author : Justin Lewis | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231529068
ISBN 13 : 0231529066

Is polling a process that brings "science" into the study of society? Or are polls crude instruments that tell us little about the way people actually think? The role of public opi..

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..