Resources for Micro-politics Research

Public Opinion and Voting Behavior (Spring 2008)

[ Course Syllabus ]

Topic
Dates
Materials
Discussion Leader(s)
Notes
The Origin of Voter Preferences and Individual Differences
3/27,
4/10 & 14
Zaller (1992)
Roch (2005)
Qa
 
Columbia School and Network Effects
4/21 & 24
Lazarsfeld, Berelson & Gaudet (1944)
Claassen, R. L. (2007)
pBeeBX
supplemental slides by X: 1. 2.
Ambivalence and Its Consequences
5/1
Qa
 
Voter Turnout
5/8 & 15
BB֡B
XBp
supplemental slides by X: 1.
Political Knowledge and Voters Competence
5/22 & 29
QaBpBXBBB
 
Can Respondents "Deliberate? A Controversy about Deliberative Polling
6/5
Fishkin (1995)
Weissberg (2002)
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Concluding Remarks & Student Oral Presentation
6/12
TBA
 

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