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The Paradox of Mass Politics: Knowledge and Opinion in the American Electorate

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A central current in the history of democratic politics is the tensions between the political culture of an informed citizenry and the potentially antidemocratic impulses of the larger mass of individuals who are only marginally involved in the political world. Given the public's low level of political interest and knowledge, it is paradoxical that the democratic system wo ...more
Paperback, 241 pages
Published August 4th 1986 by Harvard University Press
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