Studies in Public Opinion
Attitudes, Nonattitudes, Measurement Error, and Change
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Studies in Public Opinion by Willem Egbert Saris
Book DescriptionIn democratic societies, opinion polls play a vital role. But it has been demonstrated that many people do not have an opinion about major issues--the "nonattitudes" problem. Also, the framing of questions in different ways can generate very different estimates of public opinion--the "framing" effect. Both dilemmas raise questions about the competence of ordinary citizens to play the role a democratic society ostensibly expects of them. Although the impact of some factors is well established, particularly political information and sophistication, much is yet to be understood. Building on and reaching beyond themes in the work of Philip Converse, 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 different perspectives on how people form political opinions and how these opinions are manipulated, this book offers an unparalleled view of the state-of-the-art research on these important questions as it has developed on two continents. The contributors include Matthew K. Berent, Jaak Billiet, George Y. Bizer, Paul R. Brewer, John Bullock, Danielle Butschi, Michael Guge, Hanspeter Kriesi, Jon A. Krosnick, Milton Lodge, Michael F. Meffert, Peter Neijens, Willem E. Saris, Paul M. Sniderman, Marco R. Steenbergen, Marc Swyngedouw, Sean M. Theriault, William van der Veld, Penny S. Visser, Hans Waege, and John Zaller.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780691119038
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Willem Egbert Saris
Willem E. Saris is Professor of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam and also teaches at the ESADE business school of Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona. Paul M. Sniderman is Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. He is the coauthor of "Black Pride and Black Prejudice" (Princeton).
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