1 PSCI 2305 009 First Exam Review Review for February 13th Exam Chapter 1: Public Opinion: What is public opinion? Political socialization Sources of political socialization
Surveys Population Sample Why is the sample size important? Random sampling Sampling error Margin of error Literary Digest Poll of 1936. What were some of its problems? Face-to-face survey Internet survey Push poll Tracking poll Exit poll What is measurement error? What may cause measurement error? 1992 American Jewish Committee Survey. What problem did it have? What are some consequences of low political knowledge? What relationship does political knowledge have to the reception of information? What is the relationship of political knowledge to the acceptance of information? Chapter 2: Government and American and Texas Political Culture What is government? The social contract Public Goods. What are some examples? Free-riding. Why is freeriding a problem? What are the functions of government?