Title:The causal flow between public opinion and policy : government responsiveness, leadership, or counter movement? Author(s):HAKHVERDIAN, ArmenDate:2012Citation:
- West European politics, 2012, Vol. 35, No. 6 SI, pp. 1386-1406
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article examines the causal relationship between public opinion and policy. Does opinion affect policy or is it the other way around? Three hypotheses take centre stage. The responsiveness hypothesis postulates that ...