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Title Opinion polls and the media : reflecting and shaping public opinion / edited by Christina Holtz-Bacha, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany and Jesper Strömbäck, Mid Sweden University, Sweden.
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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 Floor3  HM1236 .O65 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-280) and index.
Contents 1. The Media and Their Use of Opinion Polls: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion / Jesper Strömbäck -- PART I. THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES: 2. Public Opinion and Opinion Polling: Contradictions and Controversies / Slavko Splichal; 3. Regulation of Opinion Polls: A Comparative Perspective / Thomas Petersen; 4. Methodological Trends and Controversies in the Media's Use of Opinion Polls / Michael Traugott -- PART II. THE MEDIA'S PUBLICATION OF OPINION POLLS: 5. Opinion Polls and the Media in Germany: A Productive but Critical Relationship / Christina Holtz-Bacha; 6. Opinion Polls and the Media in the United States / Kathleen A. Frankovic; 7/ Opinion Polls and the Media in Brazil / Flávia Biroli, Luis Felipe Miguel and Fernanda Ferreira Mota; 8. Opinion Polls and the Media in Australia / Stephen Mills and Rodney Tiffen; 9. Opinion Polls and the Media in South Africa / Robert Mattes; 10. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Public Opinion Polling in Taiwan / Lars Willnat, Ven-hwei Lo and Anette Aw -- PART III. EFFECTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF PUBLISHED OPINION POLLS: 11. Attitudinal and Behavioral Consequences of Published Opinion Polls / Patricia Moy and Eike Mark Rinke; 12. Published Opinion Polls, Strategic Party Behavior and News Management / Jesper Strömbäck; 13. Polls, Media and the Political System / Christina Holtz-Bacha.
Summary "A collection of original essays drawing together international research on the media's use of opinion polls, covering both theoretical and methodological approaches"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Public opinion polls.
Mass media and public opinion.
Public opinion.
Related Names Holtz-Bacha, Christina.
Strömbäck, Jesper.
ISBN 0230278892 (hbk.)
9780230278899 (hbk.)
Standard # 7133777
OCLC number 748328779