What Americans Know about Politics and Why It Matters / Edition 1

What Americans Know about Politics and Why It Matters / Edition 1

by Michael X. Delli Carpini, Scott Keeter
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300072759

ISBN-13: 9780300072754

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Yale University Press

The authors explore how Americans' levels of political knowledge have changed over the past 50 years, how such knowledge is distributed among different groups, and how it is used in political decision-making. Drawing on extensive survey data, they present compelling evidence for benefits of a politically informed citizenry--and the cost of one that is poorly and

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The authors explore how Americans' levels of political knowledge have changed over the past 50 years, how such knowledge is distributed among different groups, and how it is used in political decision-making. Drawing on extensive survey data, they present compelling evidence for benefits of a politically informed citizenry--and the cost of one that is poorly and inequitably informed. 62 illustrations. 412 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300072754
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
444,868
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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