2-21 class dye ch 4&5

2-21 class dye ch 4&5 - Participants in Policymaking 1...

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    Participants in  Policymaking Depends on policy Politicians Institutions Interest Groups PACs Lobbyists Bureaucrats Reporters Commentators Think Tanks Judges  No more limited to  Iron Triangle
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    Processes of Policymaking Problem Identification requires government intervention Politics Depends on problems statistical indicators natural disasters emergencies Visible participants Democratic vs Republican Congress/President Values
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    Agenda Setting Bottom up Public Opinion (Kingdon - 57% survey) Media Effects Opinion Polls Communications with Policymakers Top Down Popular Opinion Political Entrepreneurship
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    Nondecision making Issues not discussed Don’t ‘rock the boat’
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    Tools of Policy Formulation Cost-benefit analysis Decision-tree methods Simulations Models Experiments
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2009 for the course PPD 225 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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