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Unformatted text preview: Stable dist4rbution – A distribution of opinions that shows little change over time Political socialization – The complex process by which people acquire their political views Socioeconomic status – Position in society, based on a combination of education, occupational status, and income Self-interest principle – The implication that people chose what benefits them personally Issue framing – The way that politicians or interest group leaders define an issue when presenting it to others...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GOVT 2305 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at TAMU Intl..
- Spring '08