Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation by Paul M. Sniderman and Benjamin Highton
English | 2011 | ISBN-10: 0691151105, 0691151113 | PDF | 416 pages | 3 MB
Citizens are political simpletons–that is only a modest exaggeration of a common characterization of voters. Certainly, there is no shortage of evidence of citizens' limited political knowledge, even about matters of the highest importance, along with inconsistencies in their thinking, some glaring by any standard. But this picture of citizens all too often approaches caricature.