The pulse of democracy; the public-opinion poll and how it works, by George Gallup and Saul Forbes Rae.

; Rae, Saul Forbes, author
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1940.

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Other Authors Rae, Saul Forbes,
Subjects American Institute of Public Opinion.
Etats-Unis. Biographie. Gallup.
Etats-Unis. Esprit public. Généralités.
Öffentliche Meinung.
Public opinion polls.
Publieke opinie.
Description viii, 335 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date 1940.
Notes "Second printing."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-328).
Contents Part I: The method -- A powerful, bold, and unmeasurable party? -- The voices of the people -- A clue to the problem -- The lessons of 1936 -- Building the miniature electorate -- Experiments in accuracy -- Behind the scenes -- Meeting the people -- Part II: Explorations in public opinion -- The fourth stage of democracy -- Defining the mandate -- Airing the smoke-filled rooms -- The real strength of pressure groups -- When elections fail -- Thirty dollars a week -- Upsetting some taboos -- A nation at war -- The people and foreign policy -- Part III: Evaluations -- The critics speak for themselves -- Quantity and quality -- Is there a band-wagon vote? -- Will the polls destroy representative democracy? -- A guide to the public -- The average opinion of mankind.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)582357
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WorldCat Identities Gallup, George, 1901-1984.
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