Providing an in-depth analysis of public opinion, including its origins in political socialization, its role in the electoral process, and the impact of the media, American Public Opinion goes beyond a simple presentation of data to include a critical analysis of the role of public opinion in American democracy.
New to the Tenth Edition
- Updates all data through the 2016 elections and includes early polling through 2018.
- Pays increased attention to polarization.
- Adds a new focus on public opinion and immigration.
- Covers new voting patterns related to race, ethnicity, and gender.
- Reviews public opinion developments on health care.
- Expands coverage of political misinformation, media bias, and negativity, especially in social media.
- Defends political polling even in the wake of 2016 failings.