ISBN-10:
0521407869
ISBN-13:
9780521407861
Pub. Date:
08/28/1992
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion / Edition 1

The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780521407861
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/1992
Series: Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 381
Sales rank: 306,182
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures; Preface; 1. Introduction: the fragmented state of opinion research; 2. Information, predispositions, and opinion; 3. How citizens acquire information and convert it into public opinion; 4. Coming to terms with response instability; 5. Making it up as you go along; 6. The mainstream and polarization effects; 7. Basic processes of 'attitude change'; 8. Tests of the one-message model; 9. Two-sided information flows; 10. Information flow and electoral choice; 11. Evaluating the model and looking toward future research; 12. Epilogue: the question of elite domination of public opinion; Measures appendix; References; Index.

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