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Public Opinion (Political Science)
Public Opinion
Values (or beliefs)
Political Ideology
Attitude (or opinion)
Citizen's attitudes about political issues, leaders, institut…
Basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
A cohesive set of beliefs that forms a general philosophy abo…
Specific preference on a particular issue. Factors such as ra…
Public Opinion
Citizen's attitudes about political issues, leaders, institut…
Values (or beliefs)
Basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
27 terms
Public Opinion (Political Science)
Public opinion
Values (beliefs)
Political ideology
Attitude (opinion)
attitudes that people have about issues, leaders, institution…
basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
a cohesive set of beliefs that forms a general philosophy abo…
specific preference on a particular issue
Public opinion
attitudes that people have about issues, leaders, institution…
Values (beliefs)
basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
23 terms
Political Science Public Opinion
public opinion
efficacy
political trust
random sample
expressed opinion of a group about something
the extent to which people believe their actions can affect p…
extent to which people believe the government acts in their b…
method of selection that allows an equal chance of being pick…
public opinion
expressed opinion of a group about something
efficacy
the extent to which people believe their actions can affect p…
10 terms
political science final (Public Opinion)
priming
framing
agenda setting
agents of socialization
the process in which the media attend to some issues and not…
Media defines the meaning of political issues - media decides…
Media determines what we are thinking about. whats important
Agents of socialization are the and institutions that create…
priming
the process in which the media attend to some issues and not…
framing
Media defines the meaning of political issues - media decides…
14 terms
Political Science: Public Opinion and the Media
liberalism
conservatism
libertarianism
political socialization
political philosophy founded on the ideas of liberty and equa…
"..." that favors tradition over change ... -limited government…
laissez-faire
political opinions are shaped by other people and the surroun…
liberalism
political philosophy founded on the ideas of liberty and equa…
conservatism
"..." that favors tradition over change ... -limited government…
7 terms
Political Science- Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Public opinion is "snapshot of time"
best time to poll
most accurate method of polling
Hamilton and Madison argued electoral…
1. accurate public opinion... 2. people opinion change
dinner time
telephone survey
because confidence is people low
Public opinion is "snapshot of time"
1. accurate public opinion... 2. people opinion change
best time to poll
dinner time
20 terms
Political Science Chapter 6 Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Consensus
Division opinion
Nonopinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
When a large proportion of the american public appears to exp…
public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
The lack of an opinion on an issue or policy among the majority
Public Opinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Consensus
When a large proportion of the american public appears to exp…
12 terms
Political Science - Chapter 10 (Public Opinion)
what the public thinks about a particu…
interviews or surveys with samples of…
unscientific survey used to gauge publ…
a subset of the whole population selec…
public opinion
public opinion polls
straw poll
sample
what the public thinks about a particu…
public opinion
interviews or surveys with samples of…
public opinion polls
Political Science 155 - Chapter 10 - Public Opinion
public opinion
socialization
liberal
conservative
Citizens' attitudes about political issues, leaders, institut…
A process through which individuals assimilate community pref…
A liberal today generally supports political and social refor…
Today this term refers to those who generally support the soc…
public opinion
Citizens' attitudes about political issues, leaders, institut…
socialization
A process through which individuals assimilate community pref…
33 terms
Chapter 6 Political Science Public Opinion
Gender gap
Political elites
Literary Digest
Sampling frame
patterned differences in political opinions between women/men
individuals who control significant wealth status, power, or…
1920 forecasted a big loss for FDR but was wrong because he w…
a designated group of people from whom a set of pol responden…
Gender gap
patterned differences in political opinions between women/men
Political elites
individuals who control significant wealth status, power, or…
28 terms
Political Science Chapter 7: Public Opinion
public opinion
political participation
public opinion poll
random sample
an aggregate of individual beliefs about political questions.
activities aiming to shape the structure and policies of the…
a device for measuring public opinion, usually consisting of…
a subset of people who are representative of a larger group b…
public opinion
an aggregate of individual beliefs about political questions.
political participation
activities aiming to shape the structure and policies of the…
10 terms
PUBLIC OPINION AND POLITICAL ACTION
PUBLIC OPINION
DEMOGRAPHY
CENSUS
REAPPORTIONMENT
THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE POPULATIONS BELIEF ABOUT POLITICS AND…
THE SCIENCE OF POPULATION CHANGE
AN ACTUAL " ENUMERATION OF THE POPULATION.
THE PROCESS OF REALLOCATING SEATS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTAT…
PUBLIC OPINION
THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE POPULATIONS BELIEF ABOUT POLITICS AND…
DEMOGRAPHY
THE SCIENCE OF POPULATION CHANGE
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Political Science Chapter 9 - Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Opinions
Predisposition
Trustee vs. Delegate
is the collection of attitudes and preferences of the general…
is an evaluation of a subject such as by a politician or a po…
is a deeper value or belief about politics that tends to be s…
Politicians are often criticized for being slaves to public o…
Public Opinion
is the collection of attitudes and preferences of the general…
Opinions
is an evaluation of a subject such as by a politician or a po…
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Chapter 7 Public Opinion Terms- Political Science
Public Opinion
Poll
Random Sample
Sampling Error
How people think or feel about particular things.
A public survey of public opinion
Method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
The difference between the results of random samples taken at…
Public Opinion
How people think or feel about particular things.
Poll
A public survey of public opinion
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
the science of population changes
an "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
a term used to characterize the United States, with its histo…
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
the science of population changes
23 terms
Political Science Chapter 6: Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Values
Political Ideology
Attitude
citizens attitudes about political issues, leaders, instituti…
basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
a cohesive set of beliefs that forms a general philosophy abo…
a specific preference on a particular issue
Public Opinion
citizens attitudes about political issues, leaders, instituti…
Values
basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
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Political Science Chapter 11: Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Democratic enlightenment
Democratic engagement
Sampling error
the process by which we learn our political orientations and…
refers to a citizen's ability to hold democratic beliefs, inc…
refers to a citizen's ability to understand his or her own in…
a number that indicates within what range the results of a po…
Political Socialization
the process by which we learn our political orientations and…
Democratic enlightenment
refers to a citizen's ability to hold democratic beliefs, inc…
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Political Science Chapter 6 Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Consensus
Division opinion
Nonopinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
When a large proportion of the american public appears to exp…
public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
The lack of an opinion on an issue or policy among the majority
Public Opinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Consensus
When a large proportion of the american public appears to exp…
27 terms
Public Opinion and Political Parties
What does Downs 1957 say about voters?
Gut-level rationality
Public Opinion Polls
Random Sampling
They possess low-information rationality, and they rely on in…
People have basic instinct about how a policy might affect th…
They obtain a sample to make inferences about a larger popula…
Usually ideal and should be free of bias and replicable by si…
What does Downs 1957 say about voters?
They possess low-information rationality, and they rely on in…
Gut-level rationality
People have basic instinct about how a policy might affect th…
32 terms
Political Science 1100 Chapter 6: Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Attitude
Political socialization
Agents of socialization
Citizen's attitudes about political issues, leaders, institut…
A specific preference on a particular issue
How people learn about politics
Families, schools, community, media, peers, social groups, an…
Public Opinion
Citizen's attitudes about political issues, leaders, institut…
Attitude
A specific preference on a particular issue
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Political Science Exam-3 Public Opinion
What is public opinion?
Why are polls NEVER 100% accurate?
What is the business of polling?
What are the eight questions to consid…
aggregate beliefs held by citizens, in small settings prevail…
there is always error in statistics, goal is to carefully cre…
is a cottage industry occupied by trained professionals, they…
1. who is polls sponsor ... 2. sample representative?... 3. sample…
What is public opinion?
aggregate beliefs held by citizens, in small settings prevail…
Why are polls NEVER 100% accurate?
there is always error in statistics, goal is to carefully cre…
Political science exam 3 - public opinion
What is public opinion (according to V…
Why is public opinion so influential i…
what is an example of a public issue t…
Modern efforts to measure, shape and e…
it consists of those opinions held by private persons which g…
it is so important because of the constitutional guarantees t…
the issue of anti-slavery movements sparked public opinion an…
scientific polling and public relations
What is public opinion (according to V…
it consists of those opinions held by private persons which g…
Why is public opinion so influential i…
it is so important because of the constitutional guarantees t…
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Public Opinion and Political Action
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the US Const…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes.
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Exam #2 - Political Science - Public Opinion
The Big Five
The Big Five
Openness
Conscientiousness
Openness to experience ... Conscientiousness ... Agreeableness... Extr…
System not only used in America... Applied all over the world... Re…
More liberal on economic and social issues
More conservative economic and social issues
The Big Five
Openness to experience ... Conscientiousness ... Agreeableness... Extr…
The Big Five
System not only used in America... Applied all over the world... Re…
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Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Agents of Socialization
Exit Polls
Gender Gap
Generational Effect
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
Polls conducted at polling places on Election Day to project…
The measurable difference in the way women and men vote for c…
The impact of an important external event in shaping the view…
Agents of Socialization
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
Exit Polls
Polls conducted at polling places on Election Day to project…
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Public Opinion + Political Socialization
exit polls
margin of error
political socialization
population
polls conducted as voters leave polls on election day
measure of accuracy of a public opinion poll
process when individuals acquire their political beliefs and…
entire group of people whose attitudes a researcher wishes to…
exit polls
polls conducted as voters leave polls on election day
margin of error
measure of accuracy of a public opinion poll
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Public Opinion.
Conservatives
Liberals
Political socialization
The population's collective beliefs about politics and govern…
Generally believe in traditional values and that government s…
Generally believe that the government should be involved in s…
The process through which an individual acquires his or her p…
Public Opinion.
The population's collective beliefs about politics and govern…
Conservatives
Generally believe in traditional values and that government s…
34 terms
Public Opinion and Political Action
Political Efficacy
Political socialization
Regional Shift
Reappointment Process
The level at which americans believe their action in politics…
Process through which we develop our political beliefs and va…
The process of the population of the south and the west growi…
The process of reallocating seats in the house occurs every t…
Political Efficacy
The level at which americans believe their action in politics…
Political socialization
Process through which we develop our political beliefs and va…
14 terms
Political socialization and Public opinion
Political socialization
Agents of socialization
Generational effect
Public opinion
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
The individuals organizations and institutions that facilitat…
The influence of an important external event in shaping the v…
The public's expressed views about an issue at a specific poi…
Political socialization
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
Agents of socialization
The individuals organizations and institutions that facilitat…
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Political Culture and Public Opinion
conflictual political culture
consensual political culture
core American values
Alexis de Tocqueville
different groups (or subcultures) clash with opposing beliefs…
groups that experience less conflict... American political cultu…
Liberty, equality, individualism, democracy, rule of law, and…
an early observer of American political culture... critical in s…
conflictual political culture
different groups (or subcultures) clash with opposing beliefs…
consensual political culture
groups that experience less conflict... American political cultu…
Public Opinion and Political Action
Protest
Sample Error
Melting Pot
Political Socialization
An action that shows one disapproves what the government is d…
The margin of error that is there when a poll is taken. The m…
An idea where all cultures are mixed together and blended as…
The term used to describe how one becomes politically active.
Protest
An action that shows one disapproves what the government is d…
Sample Error
The margin of error that is there when a poll is taken. The m…
20 terms
public opinion and political socialization
founders
Opinion Leaders
Public Opinion
opinion polls
• George gallup, Elmo Roper, Archibald Crossley
• One who is able to influence the opinions of others because…
• Aggregate [collection] of individual attitude shared by a p…
• Method of questioning small, selected sample of respondents…
founders
• George gallup, Elmo Roper, Archibald Crossley
Opinion Leaders
• One who is able to influence the opinions of others because…
18 terms
Political Science Chapter 6 Public Opinion and Political Action
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes 인구변동
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the constitu…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes 인구변동
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Public Opinion and Political Participation
Political Public Opinion
Opinion Intensity
Opinion Saliency
Opinion Stability
the collective preference expressed by people on political is…
the strength of one's opinion about an issue
one's perception about how relevant an issue is
the degree to which public opinion changes over time
Political Public Opinion
the collective preference expressed by people on political is…
Opinion Intensity
the strength of one's opinion about an issue
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Public Opinion and Political Socialization
the induction of individuals into the…
social institutions, including familie…
a system of rule that permits citizens…
does everyones opinion count equally?
political socialization
agents of political socialization
democracy
no, educated & wealthy have a bigger influence
the induction of individuals into the…
political socialization
social institutions, including familie…
agents of political socialization
25 terms
Public Opinion and Political Action
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes
23 terms
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Public Opinion
Public Opinion Polls
Partisan Sorting
Rational Ignorance
The collective attitudes and beliefs of individuals on one or…
Scientific efforts to estimate what an entire group thinks ab…
The process through which citizens align themselves ideologic…
The state of being uninformed about politics because of the c…
Public Opinion
The collective attitudes and beliefs of individuals on one or…
Public Opinion Polls
Scientific efforts to estimate what an entire group thinks ab…
18 terms
Public Opinion and Political Action
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about policies a…
The science of population changes.
A tool for understanding demographic changes. The Constitutio…
The mixing of cultures, ideas, and people that has changed th…
Public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about policies a…
Demography
The science of population changes.
32 terms
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
public opinion
Values (or beliefs)
Political ideology
Attitude (or opinion)
the values and attitudes that people have about issues, event…
a person's basic orientations to politics
a cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
specific view about a particular issue, personality, or event
public opinion
the values and attitudes that people have about issues, event…
Values (or beliefs)
a person's basic orientations to politics
41 terms
Public Opinion and Political Participation
what we think determines how we
public opinion
combination of views, attitudes, and i…
dynamic opinion
act
array of beliefs and attitudes that people hold about politic…
public opinion
fluctuating (rise and fall) considerably in response to socia…
what we think determines how we
act
public opinion
array of beliefs and attitudes that people hold about politic…
21 terms
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
public opinion
direction
stability
intensity
the sum of individual attitudes or beliefs about an issue or…
the idea of public opinion being either positive or negative…
the likelihood of changes in the direction of public opinion
how strongly people hold the beliefs or attitudes that compri…
public opinion
the sum of individual attitudes or beliefs about an issue or…
direction
the idea of public opinion being either positive or negative…
31 terms
Public opinion and political ideology
How can poling me misleading?
Distribution-Consensus... Ex
Distribution-Polarized ex
Intensity
When Issues are not clear cut (yes or no)... When it isnt conduc…
Most agree or disagree... Freedom of speech
Intense feelings on both sides... Gun control abortion
How relevant an issue is at that specific time (gun control h…
How can poling me misleading?
When Issues are not clear cut (yes or no)... When it isnt conduc…
Distribution-Consensus... Ex
Most agree or disagree... Freedom of speech
22 terms
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Conservative
Demographic
Exit poll
Gender gap
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
the distribution of human population groups... significance: de…
A poll of voters exiting the polls (voting locations) to atte…
Difference in political views between men and women... signific…
Conservative
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
Demographic
the distribution of human population groups... significance: de…
22 terms
Introduction to Political Science Chapter 7 Political Culture and Public Opinion
political culture... DEFINITION: concerns…
public opinion... concerns ppl's reaction…
rule of anticipated reactions
Anecdotal (recounting the views of a f…
varies from nation to nation. determined by a culture's histo…
looks for views about specific leaders and policies. seeks re…
when the political leaders will constantly ask themselves how…
poor indication of public opinion; because ppl have no way of…
political culture... DEFINITION: concerns…
varies from nation to nation. determined by a culture's histo…
public opinion... concerns ppl's reaction…
looks for views about specific leaders and policies. seeks re…
14 terms
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Socialization
Generational effect... (age-cohort effect)
Gender gap
Public opinion polls
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
The influence of an external event in shaping the views of a…
The measurable difference in the way women and men vote for c…
A survey of a given population's opinion on an issue or a can…
Socialization
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
Generational effect... (age-cohort effect)
The influence of an external event in shaping the views of a…
31 terms
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
consensus
divided opinion
political socialization
public opinion
general agreement among citizenry on an issue
public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
political socialization the process by which people acquire p…
The aggregate of individual attitude or believe your buy some…
consensus
general agreement among citizenry on an issue
divided opinion
public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
25 terms
Political Socialization and Public Opinion
political socialization
four major frames of American politica…
public opinion
population
the process by which people acquire their political values
ideology, group attachments, partisanship, and political cult…
the collective attitudes of the citizens on a given issue or…
an entire group of people; examples include students at a col…
political socialization
the process by which people acquire their political values
four major frames of American politica…
ideology, group attachments, partisanship, and political cult…
19 terms
Public Opinion and Political Action
public opinion
political socialization
political ideology
demography
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
According to Richard Dawson, "the process through which an in…
A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy and p…
the science of population changes
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
political socialization
According to Richard Dawson, "the process through which an in…
10 terms
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
8 agents of Political Socialization
Political Knowledge
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
The process through which individuals acquire their political…
-gender... -race/ethnicity... -age... -religion... -family... -school... -incom…
today's college graduates have less civic knowledge than high…
Public Opinion
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
Political Socialization
The process through which individuals acquire their political…
24 terms
American Politics Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Values (or beliefs)
Political Ideology
Attitude (or opinion)
Citizens attitudes about a political issues, leaders, institu…
Basic principles that shape a persons opinions about politica…
A cohesive set of beliefs that forms a general philosophy abo…
A specific preference on a particular issue
Public Opinion
Citizens attitudes about a political issues, leaders, institu…
Values (or beliefs)
Basic principles that shape a persons opinions about politica…
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