ERIC Number: EJ302642
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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"Knowledge Gap" Phenomena: Effect of Situation-Specific and Transsituational Factors.
Lovrich, Nicholas P., Jr.; Pierce, John C.
Communication Research: An International Quarterly, v11 n3 p415-34 Jul 1984
Findings suggest that knowledge of public policy (on water resources, for example) reflects personal motivation, with people differing in knowledgeability from one policy area to the other; and that lower socioeconomic status people can narrow the knowledge gap if they can be convinced of their individual stake in particular issues. (PD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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