Government uses of public opinion: A talk

When opinion research became part of the policy toolkit

A talk drawn from the third chapter of my new book, Pathways to Polling: Crisis, Cooperman and the Making of Public Opinion Enterprises.

Amy Fried

About Amy Fried

Amy Fried loves Maine's sense of community and the wonderful mix of culture and outdoor recreation. She loves politics in three ways: as an analytical political scientist, a devoted political junkie and a citizen who believes politics matters for people's lives. Fried is Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine. Her views do not reflect those of her employer or any group to which she belongs.