Book Talk: Stable Condition – Daniel J. Hopkins

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820 Social Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA
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Daniel J. Hopkins is a  political scientist whose research centers on American politics, with a special emphasis on racial and ethnic politics, state/local politics, political behavior, and research methods.

His 2023 Book Stable Condition is an illuminating examination of the limits of elites' influence and the forces that shaped public opinion about the Affordable Care Act. The book demonstrates that political leaders' efforts to shape public opinion on the Affordable Care Act rarely moved Americans' attitudes.