American Political Behavior II

Instructor(s): Ariel White

Course level: Graduate

Offered this Academic Year: Yes

Course term: Spring

Course number: 17.210

Course description:

Analyzes mass political behavior within the American political system. Goes beyond the topics covered in 17.200, to explore additional areas and research frontiers in political behavior. Examines recent research on political ideology, party identification, public opinion, voting behavior, media effects, racial attitudes, mass-elite relations, and opinion-policy linkages. Introduces new topics such as personality, emotion, networks, polarization, opinion on war.