PolSci175_Public_Opinion

PolSci175_Public_Opinion - o If people understand science,...

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Pol Sci 175 07:08 Public Opinion Cost to people is relatively high but defused over large amounts of people o Not in the interest of individuals to take action o Air pollution, water pollution Strong organized association on both sides Public knowledge Knowledge of politics and environmental issues is very low Public Education Campaigns? Some argue that we should push scientific literacy
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Unformatted text preview: o If people understand science, they will agree with us o E.g. Proposed sustainability GE requirement Others argue scientific literacy will fail o Culture and values trump knowledge People with moderate knowledge are easiest to persuade They first have to receive the message 07:08 07:08...
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course POL SCI 175 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.

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