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Louisiana State University
Political Science
POLI 2051

POLI 2051 Dr KennyExam 2 reviewAnmeans that the question or questions from this section have been particularly problematic in the pastCh 6Public OpinionWhat is itDefinitionWhy is it importantWho is most interested in Public OpinionWhere does it come fromWe learn these things they occur throughout our lives Generational effectsLife cycle effectsPeriod effectsPolitical socialization and the agents of socializationfamily community education peers etcOur behavior may also be based on our biologyNature vs Nurtureboth are importantHow do we know what it isWe used to have to guess but now we do pollsHow do they workThe statistical theory of samplingWhat determines the accuracy of a pollthe way the sample is selectedthe size of the samplethe way the survey is put togetherquestion wording survey responses on welfare vs assisting the poor leading questions social desirability question clarity doublebarreled question question require knowledge the person doesnt haveQuestion orderingSurvey responses on question about whether reporters should be able to report the news from other countries as they see fitHow do polls affect opinionbandwagon and underdog effects they affect candidates politicians media coverage and even election results
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