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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 17.951 (Spring 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Special Graduate Topic in Political Science: Public Opinion 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Political Science 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Adam Berinsky 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 17.951 Special Graduate Topic in Political Science: Public Opinion

    Spring 2004

    Course Highlights

    An extensive bibliography and a complete set of assignment questions for each class session.

    Course Description

    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.


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