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Political attitudes & public opinion.

Dan D. Nimmo

Political attitudes & public opinion.

Edited by Dan D. Nimmo [and] Charles M. Bonjean.

by Dan D. Nimmo

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Published by McKay in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public opinion -- United States,
  • Public opinion

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBonjean, Charles M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90 P8 N54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination568p.
    Number of Pages568
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18811658M

    Studies in Public Opinion: Attitudes, Nonattitudes one of the pioneers in the study of public opinion, Studies in Public Opinion brings together a group of leading American and European social scientists to explore a number of new factors, with a particular emphasis on the structure of political choices. In twelve chapters that reflect.   1. Public Opinion, Political Attitudes, and Ideology David L. Weakliem Bettina Adalin Roy Vincent B. Guardados 2. Public Opinion Osborne and Rose: the aggregate view held by the entire adult population Blumer: views and positions on the issue that come to the individuals who have to act 3.

    The book covers those topics in some depth, but it also includes major sections on the structure and functions of attitudes, the nature of public opinion, public opinion polling, attitude formation, communication of attitudes and opinions, attitude-behavior relationships, and the content of public opinion on the most socially important topics. Public-opinion scholars have overwhelmingly centered on explicit attitudes, painting a portrait of mass opinion formation as slow, deliberative, and often dispassionate. But psychological research since the late s has agglomerated into the view that much of people’s thinking is fast, automatic, and affectively charged—in a word, implicit.

    Historical-Cultural Background and Latin American Political Culture Sources of Democratic Attitudes Case Study: Uruguay Is the Most Culturally Democratic Latin American Country Conclusions Further Analysis Exercises This is the only book to extensively investigate the attitudes and behaviours of Latin Americans based on the Latin American. Political Attitudes and Public Opinion - Articles Page Bolks, Sean M., Diana Evans, J. L. Polinard, and Robert D. Wrinkle. “Core Beliefs and Abor-.


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