Public policy and public opinion a bibliography by Guy Lachapelle

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Published by Concordia University in Montréal .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Public opinion -- Bibliography.,
  • Political participation -- Bibliography.,
  • Policy sciences -- Bibliography.

Edition Notes

At head of title: Master in Public Policy and Public Administration.

Book details

Statementby Guy F. Lachapelle, Lillian Jackson.
ContributionsJackson, Lillian.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ7164.P956 L33 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17151059M
ISBN 100889472076

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The capacity of the public to make informed judgments about these complex issues which are often far removed from their experience has been questioned. In addition, the impact of public opinion on foreign policy-making has been debated. Public judgment, in contrast, is a special type of public opinion where people carefully consider the important issues of the day, contemplate the range of viewpoints, and weigh the consequences of policy prescriptions.

Rather than stating positions off the top of their heads, public judgment requires people to be knowledgeable about an issue.

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