- 6.1: Which of the following is not an agent of political socialization? ...
- 6.2: How are most attitudes formed? a. in adulthood, based on life choic...
- 6.3: ________ political content is given by a media source that lets the...
- 6.4: Where do your beliefs originate?
- 6.5: Which agents of socialization will have the strongest impact on an ...
- 6.6: The Bradley effect occurs when people ________. a. say they will vo...
- 6.7: Which of the following is not part of a scientific poll design? a. ...
- 6.8: A poll states that Hillary Clinton will receive 43 percent of the v...
- 6.9: Why do pollsters interview random people throughout the country whe...
- 6.10: How have changes in technology made polling more difficult?
- 6.11: Why are social policies controversial? a. They require people to ac...
- 6.12: Which factor affects congressional approval ratings the most? a. pr...
- 6.13: Which institution has the highest average public approval ratings? ...
- 6.14: Why might one branchs approval ratings be higher than anothers?
- 6.15: When are social and economic issues more likely to cause polarizati...
- 6.16: How do polls affect presidential elections? a. Polls help voters re...
- 6.17: Presidential approval ratings ________ over a presidents term of of...
- 6.18: Which body of government is least susceptible to public opinion pol...
- 6.19: Why would House of Representative members be more likely than the p...
- 6.20: How do the media use public opinion polls during election season?
- 6.21: Why is diffuse support important to maintaining a stable democracy?...
- 6.22: What are the ways the media socialize a person?
- 6.23: Is public opinion generally clear, providing broad signals to elect...
- 6.24: When should political leaders not follow public opinion, and why?
- 6.25: Why should a poll be scientific rather than informal?
- 6.26: What heuristics, or cues, do voters use to pick a presidential cand...
Solutions for Chapter 6: The Politics of Public Opinion
Full solutions for American Government
Arrow’s impossibility theorem
a mathematical result showing that, under certain assumed conditions, there is no scheme for aggregating individual preferences into a valid set of social preferences
an agreement among firms in a market about quantities to produce or prices to charge
a market with many buyers and sellers trading identical products so that each buyer and seller is a price taker
two goods for which an increase in the price of one leads to a decrease in the demand for the other
cross-price elasticity of demand
a measure of how much the quantity demanded of one good responds to a change in the price of another good, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded of the first good divided by the percentage change in price of the second good
the offset in aggregate demand that results when expansionary fiscal policy raises the interest rate and thereby reduces investment spending
the study of how society manages its scarce resources economies of scale the property whereby long-run average total cost falls as the quantity of output increases
financial institutions through which savers can indirectly provide funds to borrowers
a banking system in which banks hold only a fraction of deposits as reserves
the study of a company’s accounting statements and future prospects to determine its value
the accumulation of investments in people, such as education and on-the-job training
the ratio of assets to bank capital
a tax that is the same amount for every person
net capital outflow
the purchase of foreign assets by domestic residents minus the purchase of domestic assets by foreigners
spending on domestically produced goods by foreigners (exports) minus spending on foreign goods by domestic residents (imports)
a legal maximum on the price at which a good can be sold
the business practice of selling the same good at different prices to different customers
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a smaller fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
a graph of the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied
the manner in which the burden of a tax is shared among participants in a market
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