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Public opinion and foreign policy

Lester Markel

Public opinion and foreign policy

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1949 ed.

      Statementby Lester Markel and [others]
      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE744 .M355 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 227 p.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4770406M
      ISBN 100836972422
      LC Control Number78167404

      “In Time of War is a must read for students of public opinion and American political history and foreign policy. Berinsky’s careful research shows decisively the value of public opinion data—both new and old—and how such data can correct misperceptions about recent history as well as challenge misperceptions, if not myths, about the past and its often idealized politics.”.


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They may also contribute to instability in foreign policy by contributing to sudden and destabilizing changes in public opinion that undercut commitments abroad. Keywords: media, public opinion, foreign policy, democratic peace, audience costs, rally effect, diversionary war, democratic constraint, fake by: 3.

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