Is It All in a Word? The Effect of Issue Framing on Public Support for U.S. Spending on HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

@article{Bleich2007IsIA,
  title={Is It All in a Word? The Effect of Issue Framing on Public Support for U.S. Spending on HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries},
  author={S. Bleich},
  journal={The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={120 - 132}
}
  • S. Bleich
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics
The frequency of government foreign aid decisions influenced by pubic opinion has risen dramatically in the past few years.This study looks at the effect of issue framing on support for U.S. spending on HIV/AIDS in developing countries—specifically, at how support changes when the phrase foreign aid is included or omitted from a survey question. Analyses reveal a significant effect of issue framing for women and Democrats. Omitting the phrase foreign aid is associated with increased support for… Expand
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