ag1 - chapter 13- 11.27.07 -public policy- what the govt...

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chapter 13- 11.27.07 -public policy- what the govt does to address a problem/issue -the stages of public policy process: 1. problem identified 2. placed on agenda 3. potential solutions; how to solve the problem 4. policy adoption 5. budgeting; Congress controls budgeting 6. implementation 7. evaluation -social welfare policy- govt hasn't always been invovlved in it; policies to confront social problems [social security-1930s-suplement of income for retired people, medicare-for the poor, medicade-for the elderly, AFDC [known as welfare]- provide for low income people, TANF [welfare] is temporary, food stamps -economic policy: mixed economy- [free enterprise- we can make our own decisions, BUT govt regulates everything; we don't have a PURE capitalistic economy; is a free market economy but govt regulates it; [laissez faire- no govt] [comminist/fascist- all govt] --trust busting: railroads and trust; there aren't really any PURE molopolys in America [monopolies don't have any competition with any other companies for
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