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Polls and politics : the dilemmas of democracy

Author: Michael A Genovese; Matthew J Streb
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This hard-hitting and engaging examination of polls and American politics asks an essential question: do polls contribute to the vitality of our democracy or are they undermining the health of our political system? leading scholars address several key issues such as how various types of polls affect democracy, the meaning attributed to polling data by citizens and the media, the use of polls by presidents, and ow  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Genovese; Matthew J Streb
ISBN: 0791460835 9780791460832 0791460843 9780791460849
OCLC Number: 52706238
Notes: Based on a conference held at Loyola Marymount University in February 2002.
Description: xii, 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Polling and the dilemmas of democracy / Matthew J. Streb, Michael A. Genovese --
Presidents, polls, and the paradox of democratic governance / Michael A. Genovese --
Presidential leadership and the threat to popular sovereignty / Lawrence R. Jacobs, Melinda S. Jackson --
Continuing to campaign : public opinion and the White House / Diane J. Heith --
Do polls give the public a voice in a democracy? / Michael W. Traugott --
When push comes to shove : push polling and the manipulation of public opinion / Matthew J. Streb, Susan H. Pinkus --
Are exit polls bad for democracy? / Gerald C. Wright --
Deliberative polling, public opinion, and democratic theory / James S. Fishkin --
Polling in a robust democracy / Michael A. Genovese, Matthew J. Streb.
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Genovese and Matthew J. Streb.

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This hard-hitting and engaging examination of polls and American politics asks an essential question: do polls contribute to the vitality of our democracy or are they undermining the health of our political system? leading scholars address several key issues such as how various types of polls affect democracy, the meaning attributed to polling data by citizens and the media, the use of polls by presidents, and ow political elites respond--or do not respond--to public polls. the contributors assert that while polls treat z fine line between informing and manipulating the public, they remain valuable so long as a robust democracy obliges its political leaders to respond to the expressed will of the people.

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