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ERIC Number: EJ548773
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9916
A Cognitive-Social Theory of Public Opinion: Dynamic Social Impact and Cognitive Structure.
Lavine, Howard; Latane, Bibb
Journal of Communication, v46 n4 p48-56 Aut 1996
Proposes two theories which constitute an interactive and dynamical system from which public opinion may emerge and become organized: (1) a dynamic theory of cognitive impact specifying processes for resolving inconsistency within an individual's attitudinal structure; and (2) a cognitive-social theory of the structural organization of attitudes and beliefs of both individual minds and society. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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