Public Opinion and Political Behaviour

Course Overview - Public Opinion and Political Behaviour

When angry at a particular government policy, some people sit in their armchair and complain, others write letters and organise committees, some participate in social media campaigns, while others still protest or even riot in the street. Politicians care about public opinion, so how do we explain these choices? How are reactions shaped by people’s social background, their economic circumstances, their personality, or even their genetic inheritance? Can politicians and the media influence public opinion and if so, how?

MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour explores the ...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

12 Months

Start Date

10/2024

Campus

Colchester Campus

Course Address
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
CO4 3SQ

Application Details

Course Code

Unknown

Institution Code

E70

Points of Entry

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £10,000
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