Table of contents for Collective preferences in democratic politics : opinion surveys and the will of the people / Scott L. Althaus.

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1. Introduction
Part I. Illusions of Agression: 2. The power of noise
3. Who speaks for the people?
Part II. Information Effects in Collective Preferences: 4. The impact of informational effects
5. The structure and causes of information effects
6. The temporal dynamics of information effects
Part III. Opinion Surveys and Democratic Politics: 7. Opinion surveys and the will of the people
8. What surveys can tell us about public opinion.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Public opinion United States, Public opinion, Democracy, Political participation