Public Opinion and American Democracy

Black and white photo of U.S. Capitol at night.

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Image courtesy of Shawn.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

17.265

As Taught In

Spring 2007

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course will examine public opinion and assess its place in the American political system. The course will emphasize both how citizens' thinking about politics is shaped and the role of public opinion in political campaigns, elections, and government.

Berinsky, Adam. 17.265 Public Opinion and American Democracy, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-265-public-opinion-and-american-democracy-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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