This area of Political Science that deals with:
|Political Orientation||Media & Voting Behavior|
|Influenes on Political Orientation||Social Groups and Political Orientation|
These areas rely heavily on research in the fields of Psychology, Sociology, Media Studies and Demography. Consequently, it is a good idea to begin any research in this area using tools such as:
You can also consult one of our General Interdisciplinary Databases such as:
For Journal Articles about:
If your topic deals with the political orientation of different groups (Women, First Nations, etc), you may also wish to consult databases that cite literature related to them. They are listed below
Consult any of the following databases for information on Media and Voting Behavior
Note: When searching for this topic think of all related terms, place OR between them and surround them with brackets. Then combine them with records from a second record set such as:
(Media OR Television OR Radio OR Newspapers OR Blogs)
(Vot* OR Elections)
For coverage of the political behavior of groups in different areas of the world - whether it is historical or current in nature - consult one of the databases listed below:
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