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Navigating Public Opinion free pdf Do politicians listen to the public? When? How often? Or are the views of the public manipulated and used strategically by elites? In this text, leading scholars of American politics assess and debate the impact of public opinion on policy making. Central issues include the changing relationship between opinion and policy over time, how key actors use public opinion to formulate domestic and foriegn policy and how measurment techniques might improve our understanding of the results of polls and survey research.

About Jeff Manza

Jeff Manza is Associate Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute of Policy Research at Northwestern University. He is the coauthor of Social Cleavages and Political Change: Voter Alignments and U.S. Party Coalitions (OUP) and Locking Up the Vote: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy (forthcoming from OUP). Fay Lomax Cook is Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Professor of Human Development and Social Policy in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She is the author or coauthor of several books, including Who Should Be Helped? Public Support for Social Services and Support for the American Welfare State: The Views of Congress and the Public. Benjamin I. Page is Gordon Scott Fulcher Professor of Decision Making in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. He is the author or coauthor of eight books, including Who Gets What from Government, Who Deliberates, The Rational Public, and What Government Can Do.

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Author : Jeff Manza
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 01 August 2002
ISBN : 0195149343
EAN : 9780195149340
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 392 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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