Flashcards - American Political Culture, Opinion, and Behavior

Flashcards - American Political Culture, Opinion, and Behavior
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Public opinion
The desires, wants, and thinking of the majority of the people - or the collective opinion of the people of a society or state on an issue or problem - is called public opinion
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frame of reference
In physics, a frame of reference consists of an abstract coordinate system and the set of physical reference points that uniquely fix the coordinate system and standardize measurements
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Nationalism
Nationalism is a shared group feeling in the significance of a geographical and sometimes demographic region seeking independence for its culture or ethnicity that holds that group together
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limited government
Limited government is a concept in political philosophy in which governmental power is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution
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limited government
Limited government is a concept in political philosophy in which governmental power is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution
Nationalism
Nationalism is a shared group feeling in the significance of a geographical and sometimes demographic region seeking independence for its culture or ethnicity that holds that group together
frame of reference
In physics, a frame of reference consists of an abstract coordinate system and the set of physical reference points that uniquely fix the coordinate system and standardize measurements
Public opinion
The desires, wants, and thinking of the majority of the people - or the collective opinion of the people of a society or state on an issue or problem - is called public opinion
public opinion polls
An opinion poll, sometimes simply referred to as a poll, is a human research survey of public opinion from a particular sample
sampling error
In statistics, sampling error is incurred when the statistical characteristics of a population are estimated from a subset, or sample, of that population
Political socialization
Political socialization is the “study of the developmental processes by which people of all ages and adolescents acquire political cognition, attitudes, and behaviors�
Rational choice theory
Rational choice theory, also known as choice theory or rational action theory, is a framework for understanding and often formally modeling social and economic behavior

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