Domestic Policy - Domestic Policy and Coercive Control I....

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Domestic Policy and Coercive Control I. How does the government achieve its goals and enforce its laws? Public policy is a government purpose, goal, law, rule, regulation, or order that is backed by a sanction (a reward or punishment). Public policy requires coercion, which is a necessary part of government. There are three techniques to enforce public policy: promotional, regulatory, and redistributive. Promotional techniques involve encouragement to obey. They include subsidies, contracting, and licensing. regulatory techniques control conduct directly. They include police regulation (through civil and criminal penalties), administrative regulation, regulatory taxation, and expropriation (through eminent domain policies and, in some cases, forcing people to work. Redistributive techniques use fiscal and monetary methods and spending power to manipulate the economy. These techniques affect individuals indirectly. Social Policy, the Welfare State, and Equality I. What type of welfare system existed before the creation of the welfare state in the 1930s? For much of American history, local governments and private
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