Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Politics and International Relations
Dr. John Harles
Americans as Indifferent to Foreign Affairs
“To speak with precision of public opinion is a task not unlike coming to grips with the Holy Ghost,” said V. O. Key, Junior. Nebulous and variable, public opinion invites description by cliché. Social scientists can’t help but dwell on it, discussing its characteristics and effects. To politicians, especially, public opinion is of particular interest, given the high profile of its relationship to government. Although the nature and sense of this relationship have been questioned, it has always remained a subject of discussion, particularly with the spread of democracy.
Spronk, Pascal, "Apathy and Foreign Policy: What We Can Learn from the Vietnam War" (2018). Honors Projects and Presentations: Undergraduate. 35.