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Mobilizing Consent: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy 1937-1947
Mobilizing Consent: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy 1937-1947
By Michael Leigh
Greenwood Press, 1976, 187 pp

A theoretical and empirical exploration of the "linkages" between public opinion and foreign policy decisions. Using case studies from 1937 to 1947, the author concludes that the constraints of public opinion diminish as the government increases the supply of information it provides to the public.