17.265 Public Opinion and American Democracy

Spring 2007

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

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

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive list of readings.

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.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Adam Berinsky

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
3 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate