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18 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Political Socialization
General Election
the distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
in this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
the process, most notably in families and schools, by which w…
election in which voters elect officeholders
Public opinion
the distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
in this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
66 terms
Public Opinion and Voting
Public opinion
Random Sampling
When is margin of error a concern
Push polls
A set of prefrences
Must poll 1000-2000 people from all across the Us
Over 3%
Used to push people with biased content
Public opinion
A set of prefrences
Random Sampling
Must poll 1000-2000 people from all across the Us
43 terms
Public Opinion/Voting
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Socializations
Ex. Of Agents of Socialization
Shaped by political beliefs & values
Shaping political belief values in early life that carry over…
Collective influences on political views of a person
Family... Religion... Mass media... School... Friends... Government
Public Opinion
Shaped by political beliefs & values
Political Socialization
Shaping political belief values in early life that carry over…
32 terms
Public Opinion and Voting
Public Opinion
Uses for Public Opinion
Consensus
Divisive Opinion
the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
-tells us how divided the public is on an issue and whether c…
general agreement among the citizenry on an issue
Public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
Public Opinion
the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Uses for Public Opinion
-tells us how divided the public is on an issue and whether c…
24 terms
Voting, elections, & public opinion
Political efficacy
Internal efficacy
External efficacy
Political socialization
Citizens' faith and trust in government and their belief that…
Self-confidence in your ability to understand and participate…
People who believe their vote out of millions will not make a…
The process by which citizens acquire a sense of political id…
Political efficacy
Citizens' faith and trust in government and their belief that…
Internal efficacy
Self-confidence in your ability to understand and participate…
13 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
31 terms
Voting and Public Opinion
polling place
precinct
ballot
absentee ballot
the location where voting is carried out
a geographic area that contains a specific number of voters
the list of candidates on which you cast your vote
ballot that allows a person to vote without going to the poll…
polling place
the location where voting is carried out
precinct
a geographic area that contains a specific number of voters
24 terms
Public Opinion and Voting
agents of political socialization
media
peer group
political socialization
people and institutions that influence the political views of…
newspapers, magazines, tv, radio, the internet and any other…
associates, ofter close in age to one another; may include fr…
the learning process through which most people acquire their…
agents of political socialization
people and institutions that influence the political views of…
media
newspapers, magazines, tv, radio, the internet and any other…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual prefernces or evaluations of a…
In this, every individual has unknown and random chance of be…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual prefernces or evaluations of a…
Random sample
In this, every individual has unknown and random chance of be…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Margin of error
Intensity
the distribution of individual preference or evaluations of a…
in this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
sample accurately reflects the population within this certain…
how strongly people feel about their... url:www.merriam-webster.…
Public Opinion
the distribution of individual preference or evaluations of a…
Random Sample
in this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Margin of error
Intensity
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
Rate of error in a random sampling - usually +/- 3% for a sam…
How strongly people feel about certain political issues.
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
16 terms
public opinion, participation, and voting
public opinion
random sample
manifest opinion
political socialization
distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of a gi…
ever individual has unknown and random chance of being selected
widely shared and consciously held view, like support for hom…
process in which a person develops their beliefs
public opinion
distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of a gi…
random sample
ever individual has unknown and random chance of being selected
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Manifest Opinion
Political Socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
in this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random Sample
in this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Margin of error
Intensity
Is an individuals preference or evaluation of a given candida…
In this sample every individual is unknown and elected random…
Rate of error in random sampling - usually +/- 3% for a sampl…
How strongly people feel about certain political issues.
Public Opinion
Is an individuals preference or evaluation of a given candida…
Random Sample
In this sample every individual is unknown and elected random…
64 terms
Public Opinion and Voting Behavior
public opinon
majority
plurality
17th Amendment
the distribution of attitudes and widespread belief about the…
more than 50% of the vote. No majority on the Republican nomi…
highest percentage of the vote. Donald Trump currently holds…
provided for the direct election of Senators, passed in 1913…
public opinon
the distribution of attitudes and widespread belief about the…
majority
more than 50% of the vote. No majority on the Republican nomi…
25 terms
Public Opinion & Voting Behavior
Political Knowledge is a....
Why is Political Knowledge a Public Go…
Since the for the individual it is onl…
When a candidate does something wrong…
Public Good
if people know what's going on, know the facts, etc. The coun…
People free-ride. Everybody depends on other people to tell t…
Because everything is about competition. When a scandal or so…
Political Knowledge is a....
Public Good
Why is Political Knowledge a Public Go…
if people know what's going on, know the facts, etc. The coun…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Manifest Opinion
Political Socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random Sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Margin of error
Intensity
The distribution on individual preferences ot evaluations of…
I this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rando…
Rate of error in a random sample
How strongly people feel about certain political issues
Public opinion
The distribution on individual preferences ot evaluations of…
Random sample
I this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rando…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Manfest Opinion
Political socialization
...
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...
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Public Opinion
...
Random Sample
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16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization - The process
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
most notably in families and schools - by which we develop ou…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
22 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and voting
Political socialization
Attitudes
Selective Exposure
Attentive public
The process most notably in families and schools by which we…
An individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
Individuals choosing to access media with which they agree or…
Citizens who follow public affairs carefully.
Political socialization
The process most notably in families and schools by which we…
Attitudes
An individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
17 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Polls
Random Sample
Universe
The distribution of individual preferences for or evaluations…
The most common means of assessing the public opinion. - Word…
Type of sample which every individual has a random chance of…
The group of people whose preferences we try to measure by ta…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences for or evaluations…
Polls
The most common means of assessing the public opinion. - Word…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notable in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
12 terms
Public Opinion & Voting
What is public opinion?
How is public opinion measured?
What factors drive public opinion?
*Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down explanations o…
represents people's collective preferences on matters related…
-based off of polls, social media, etc.... -research methods... -re…
-controlled by organized groups, government leaders, and medi…
Top Down:... -elite driven, they communicate to us what is impor…
What is public opinion?
represents people's collective preferences on matters related…
How is public opinion measured?
-based off of polls, social media, etc.... -research methods... -re…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Every individual has unknown and random chance of being selec…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
Every individual has unknown and random chance of being selec…
16 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, And Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
20 terms
Public Opinion Participation and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Margin of Error
Intensity
distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of a gi…
method of selection that gives each potential member of the u…
when a poll can never be completely accurate because a sample…
the basis of behavior, to what degree does the individual lik…
Public Opinion
distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of a gi…
Random Sample
method of selection that gives each potential member of the u…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Margin of Error
Intensity
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has an unknown and r…
Rate of error in a random sampling - usually +/- 3% for a sam…
How strongly people feel about certain political issues.
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random Sample
In this type of sample, every individual has an unknown and r…
20 terms
Public opinion participation and voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Margin of error
Intensity
Yesterday you should have individual preferences of a given i…
In this type of sample every individual has unknown and rando…
Rate of air any random sampling usually plus or -3% free samp…
How strongly people feel about a certain political issue
Public opinion
Yesterday you should have individual preferences of a given i…
Random sample
In this type of sample every individual has unknown and rando…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public opinion
Random sample
Margin of error
Intensity
The distribution of indivual preferences or evaluations of a…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
Rate of error in a random sampling-usually 3% for a sample of…
How strongly people feel about certain polo all issues
Public opinion
The distribution of indivual preferences or evaluations of a…
Random sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Manifest Opinion
Political Socialization
The distribution of individual preferences for or evaluation…
In this type of sample, every individual has a known and rand…
A widely shared and consciously held view, like support for h…
The process- most notably in families and schools- by which w…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences for or evaluation…
Random Sample
In this type of sample, every individual has a known and rand…
20 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Margin of Error
Intensity
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
Rate of error in a random sampling - usually +/- 3% for a sam…
How strongly people feel about certain political issues.
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random Sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
22 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
political socialization
attitudes
selective exposure
attentive public
The process- most notably in families and schools- by which w…
An individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
Individuals choosing to access media with which they agree or…
Citizens who follow public affairs carefully
political socialization
The process- most notably in families and schools- by which w…
attitudes
An individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
25 terms
Public Opinion, Participation, and Voting
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Manifest Opinion
Political Socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
A widely and consciously held view, like support for homeland…
The process- most notably in families and schools-by which we…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random Sample
In this type of sample, every individual has unknown and rand…
46 terms
Public Opinion, Elections and Voting
General agreement among the citizenry…
The transfer of political attitudes an…
Determining which public-policy questi…
A(n) _____ is a long-lasting effect of…
concensus
is more likely to occur from parents to children
agenda setting
generational effect
General agreement among the citizenry…
concensus
The transfer of political attitudes an…
is more likely to occur from parents to children
25 terms
Public Opinion, Campaigns and Voting Behavior
Political Culture
Civic Duty
Civic Competence
Class Consciousness
A set of basic values and beliefs about one's country or gove…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
A belief that one can affect government policies
awareness of one's own social status and that of others
Political Culture
A set of basic values and beliefs about one's country or gove…
Civic Duty
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
21 terms
Public Opinion and Voting: Chapter 8
agents of political socialization
media
peer group
political socialization
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, the Internet, and a…
Associates, often close in age to one another; may include fr…
The learning process through which most people acquire their…
agents of political socialization
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
media
Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, the Internet, and a…
27 terms
Public Opinion, Ideology, Participation, and Voting
Political socializiation
Selective exposure
Attentive public
Public opinion
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Individuals choosing to access media with which they agree or…
Citizens who follow public affairs carefully.
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Political socializiation
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Selective exposure
Individuals choosing to access media with which they agree or…
70 terms
Voting, Elections, and Public Opinion #2
Political Party
Three Manifestations of Political Part…
Party-in-the-Electorate
Party-as-Organization
Group of people with the shared interest of electing public o…
Party-in-the-electorate ... Party-as-organization... Party-in-gover…
Citizens who identify with the party
Official bodies that raise funds & create rules for the party
Political Party
Group of people with the shared interest of electing public o…
Three Manifestations of Political Part…
Party-in-the-electorate ... Party-as-organization... Party-in-gover…
17 terms
Chapter 8- Public Opinion and Voting
agents of political socialization
biased sample
gender gap
grandfather clause
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
A poll sample that does not accurately represent the populati…
A term used to describe the difference between the percentage…
A clause in a state law that had the effect of restricting th…
agents of political socialization
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
biased sample
A poll sample that does not accurately represent the populati…
15 terms
Chapter 8- Public Opinion and Voting
agents of political socialization
biased sample
gender gap
grandfather clause
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
A poll sample that does not accurately represent the populati…
A term used to describe the difference between the percentage…
A clause in a state law that had the effect of restricting th…
agents of political socialization
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
biased sample
A poll sample that does not accurately represent the populati…
21 terms
Ch.8 Public Opinion and Voting
Public Opinion
Political Socilization
Agents of Political Socialization
Media
The views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
The learning process through which most people acquire their…
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, the Internet, and a…
Public Opinion
The views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
Political Socilization
The learning process through which most people acquire their…
21 terms
chapter 8- Public opinion and voting
public opinion
political socialization
agents of political socialization
media
the views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
the learning process through which most people acquire their…
people and institutions that influence the political views of…
newspapers, magazines, television, radio, the internet, and a…
public opinion
the views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
political socialization
the learning process through which most people acquire their…
21 terms
Chapter 8--Public Opinion and Voting
public opinion
political socialization
agents of political socialization
media
the views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
the learning process through which most people acquire their…
people and institutions that influence the political views of…
newspapers, magazines, television, radio, the inter-webs, and…
public opinion
the views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
political socialization
the learning process through which most people acquire their…
Chapter 8: Public Opinion & Voting
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Political Socialization
Media
The views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
The learning process through which most people acquire their…
People and institutions that influence the political views of…
Newspapers, magazines, television, radio, the Internet, and a…
Public Opinion
The views of the citizenry about politics, public issues, and…
Political Socialization
The learning process through which most people acquire their…
16 terms
Chapter 8- Public Opinion and Voting
biased sample
gender gap
grandfather clause
literacy test
A poll sample that does not accurately represent the populati…
A term used to describe the difference between the percentage…
A clause in a state law that had the effect of restricting th…
A test given to voters to ensure that they could read and wri…
biased sample
A poll sample that does not accurately represent the populati…
gender gap
A term used to describe the difference between the percentage…
20 terms
Chapter 8- Public Opinion and Voting
agents of political socialization
biased sample
gender gap
grandfather clause
people and institutions that influence the political views of…
a poll sample that does not accurately represent the population
the difference between the percentage of votes cast for a par…
a clause in a state law that had the effect of restricting vo…
agents of political socialization
people and institutions that influence the political views of…
biased sample
a poll sample that does not accurately represent the population
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