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Flashcards in Political Beliefs, Public Opinion, and Voting Deck (6):
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Political Socialization

The process by which political values are formed and passed from one generation from the next.

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Public Opinion

Attitudes about institutions, leaders, political issue, and events.

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Political Ideology

A cohesive set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and the role of government.

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Political Efficacy

The belief that one's political participation makes a difference.

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Split-Ticket Voting

Voting for candidates of different parties for different offices in the same election.

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Political Culture

A set of widely shared political beliefs and values.