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Leonard Ray

In: Handbook of European Union Politics

Chapter 13: Public Opinion, Socialization and Political Communication

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Public Opinion, Socialization and Political Communication
Public opinion, socialization and political communication
Introduction

This review will focus on the literature dealing with the role of the mass public in the process of European integration and the political life of the European Union. A recent work places the number of articles written on public opinion about European integration at over one hundred (Hooghe and Marks 2005). Theirs is a conservative estimate. I aim to orient the reader in this literature by identifying the major landmarks, indicating the sources of important currents, and alerting the reader to regions yet unexplored.1

The evolution of research on the mass public and European integration has been driven by a number of important factors, of which the most important are political/institutional developments, theoretical trends ...

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