Theme: Political Ideas | Content Type: Journal article

Free to read

The Centre Ground Hypothesis and the Shape of Public Opinion

Matteo Tiratelli


Piotr Małecki

| 0 mins read

This article takes issue with the widespread assumption that most people hold moderate political opinions on most issues. Tracing the historical conditions and theoretical assumptions that underpin that idea and testing it against polling from Britain, the author shows that—across economic, social and international affairs—the centre ground is not where most people are at.

Read the full article on Wiley

Need help using Wiley? Click here for help using Wiley