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POSC+150+Exam+2+study+guide - 1 POSC 150 Exam #2 Study...

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1 POSC 150 Exam #2 Study Guide How to use this study guide: This study guide should provide a starting point for your studying. By going through the guide and answering the questions, you should get a sense of what you know and what you need to study more. Use this to test your knowledge of the material and identify areas you need to improve upon. NOTE: You are responsible for all the material covered since the last exam . The intention of this guide is to highlight some major themes and topics covered in the class – it is not an exhaustive list of all material from readings and lectures. Also, these are not the questions that will be on the exam. PART TWO: THE AMERICAN PUBLIC Public Opinion Should public opinion be taken into account in democratic politics? What are public opinion polls used for? What is political socialization? Where and how does it take place? Name three types of opinion polls. What is the ‘miracle’ of aggregation? What are information shortcuts? Why do voters use them? What is rational ignorance? Why might it be rational not to learn about politics? What are non-attitudes?
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