Political Opinion Polling in France

  • Jean Stoetzel

Abstract

Political polling in France today is more than an institution; it is a kind of fact of nature. It is something the French expect to find when they look out into the world, just as when you and I walk out into the street we expect to step upon a pavement.

Keywords

Europe Metaphor 

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© Robert M. Worcester 1983

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  • Jean Stoetzel

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