Political Persuasion

POLSCI 610S

Course will examine political persuasion and democratic decision-making, with particular attention paid to US presidential campaigns. Explores what techniques political elites use to attempt to influence mass opinions and behaviors; who is likely to be influenced by such appeals; and the role of the mass media. Readings drawn from political communication, political psychology, and political behavior. Instructor: Hillygus
Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Typically Offered
Occasionally