Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent

Edited by Theodore L. Glasser and Charles T. Salmon

April 22, 1995
ISBN 9780898624991
Price: $69.00
475 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

This volume offers an unprecedented range of scholarly perspectives on the relationship between public opinion and communication. With contributions written from social-scientific, historical, critical, and cultural traditions, the book illuminates the importance and richness of treating “public opinion” as a multifaceted concept. Topics covered include the nature and institutions of public opinion, media influences, social and psychological contexts, and the role that public opinion assessment plays in a democratic society.