Fall/Winter Timetable

POL314H1F L0101

Public Opinion and Voting

Themes

The attitudes and behaviour of the mass public in Canada and other western democracies, with emphasis on voting and elections. Themes include the nature of social, psychological, and economic forces on public opinion and voting, political participation, mass media, public opinion polling, electoral systems, the role of parties, leaders, and issues in elections. Examination of recent national surveys of Canadian electorate.

Texts

TBA

Format and Requirements

One two-hour lecture per week. Course requirements TBA.

Prerequisites

POL232H1/POL242Y1 OR an equivalent course in quantitative research methods

Exclusions
POL 314Y1/POLC21H3