Public Opinion and Voting
This course introduces students to the attitudes and behaviours of the mass public in Canada and other Western democracies. Themes include political participation, the mass media, and the nature of social, psychological, and economic, and elite-driven forces on public opinion and voting. It will also highlight the role of campaigns, issues, and leaders in elections.
Format and Requirements
One two-hour lecture per week. Course requirements TBA
POL232H or POL242Y5