Picketers protest A-76 process on Building 1's lawn. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: National Institutes of Health
This course provides an introduction to the vast literature devoted to public opinion. In the next 12 weeks, we will survey the major theoretical approaches and empirical research in the field of political behavior (though we will only tangentially discuss political participation and voting). For the most part we will focus on American public opinion, though some of the work we will read is comparative in nature.
*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.