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Polling America : an encyclopedia of public opinion

Author: Samuel J Best; Benjamin Radcliff
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The term "public opinion" means the feeling or sentiment shared by most people, the voice of the people. This definition may be simple, but it is often difficult to determine what the public's opinion is on any given issue and how to interpret its meaning. This two-volume encyclopedia defines and discusses the history and development of public opinion as a concept in democracy, major public opinion controversies in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Polling America.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2005
(OCoLC)649573479
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel J Best; Benjamin Radcliff
ISBN: 0313327017 9780313327018 0313327122 9780313327124 0313327130 9780313327131
OCLC Number: 58721199
Description: 2 v. (xxi, 927 p.) : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Responsibility: edited by Samuel J. Best and Benjamin Radcliff.
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Explains the major concepts, people, organizations, history, practice and theory, and measurement methods of public opinion and political opinion polling in the United States.  Read more...

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