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Public Opinion, Voting and Participation

Semester
Spring 2022
Units
4
Section
1
Number
161
CCN
27505
Times
Tu/Th 5-6:30PM
Location
LEWS9
Course Description

This course examines public opinion in American Politics and how to measure it. The course considers the nature of public opinion, survey methods, the role of polling in opinion expression, opinion formation, citizen knowledge, the role of media in shaping opinion, the effect of opinion on policy, and political polarization.

 

Instructor: Stephanie Nail