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Political Communication: Politics, Press and Public in America.(Review)
December 22, 1998... Political Communication: Politics, Press and Public in America. Richard M. Perloff, Mahwah, New Jersey and London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 1998. 492 pp. ISBN 0-8058-1795-6. The information systems that Americans depend upon for news and information about public affairs...
AUSTRALIA'S `STOLEN CHILDREN': WHICH POLL WOULD A POLL-FOLLOWING PRIME MINISTER HAVE FOLLOWED?
December 22, 1998... ABSTRACT A report into indigenous Australian children taken from their families recommended that the Government apologize. Three polls on the question of whether the Government should apologize produced three quite different results: a `yes', a `no' and one which was more evenly...
AGENDA SETTING AND COMMUNITY CONSENSUS: FIRST AND SECOND LEVEL EFFECTS.
December 22, 1998... ABSTRACT This study explores two sets of hypotheses: An increment in media use for political information corresponds to (1) an increment in community consensus about social priorities (first level agenda setting); and (2) an increment in community consensus about politicians'...
A SHIFT FROM THE RIGHT TO THE LEFT AS AN INDICATOR OF VALUE CHANGE: A BATTLE FOR THE CLIMATE OF OPINION.
December 22, 1998... ABSTRACT Starting with observations about the abandonment of bourgeois values in the late 1960S and early 1970s, a shift of political orientations towards the left, and a correspondence of left-right orientation with certain values, the article identifies basic components of both...
EUROPEANS MOVE TOWARDS THE CENTER: A COMPARATIVE LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF LEFT-RIGHT SELF-PLACEMENT IN WESTERN EUROPE.
December 22, 1998... ABSTRACT This article examines the self-placement on a 10 point left-right scale in eight West European countries from 1973 to the beginning of the 1990s. The findings indicate a high degree of stability in the willingness of the mass publics in Western Europe to place themselves on...