17.266 Public Opinion

Class Info

Provides an introduction to the scholarly literature devoted to public opinion. Surveys the major theoretical approaches and empirical research in the field of political behavior. Topics include mass-elite relations, racial politics, political ideology, public opinion and war, public opinion and public policy and media effects. Primarily focuses on American public opinion, though research on comparative public opinion is also covered.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.266 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by A. Berinsky.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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