Chapter 7: Public Opinion
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People who have a disproportionate amount of some valued resource
Polls based on interviews conducted on Election Day with randomly selected voters.
Difference in political views between men and women
A standard, model, or pattern regarded as typical
Persons with disproportionate share of political power
A more or less consistent set of beliefs aout what policies government ought to pursue
Process by which background traits influence one's political views.
a sample of subjects that is randomly selected from a group and is therefore assumed to be representative of that group
That portion of the difference between the value of a statistic derived from observations and the value that it is supposed to estimate; attributed to the fact that samples represent only a portion of a population.
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