Unformatted text preview: Politics is recognition that social decisions almost always involve conflict over values. How do we go about deciding what kinds of things government should do? Political-social environment 1. Problem perception – people need to perceive that a problem exists and that government has a role in addressing that problem. 2. Policy conception – proposing solutions to identified problems. 3. Agenda setting – communicating the proposed solution to decision-makers and gaining access for influence. 4. Decision making- institutional processes for making policy decisions. 5. Political execution – implementation of policies, or putting policy decisions into effect. 6. Political impact – assessment of both positive and negative impacts of a policy, including feedback into problem perception....
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2008 for the course PSCI 1101 taught by Professor Juenke,eri during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.
- Fall '07