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Final Exam Questions - PPD 240 Fall 2009 Final Exam Study...

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PPD 240 Fall 2009 Final Exam Study Questions 1. Explain the American Progressive Movement and its influence on (a) public administration, (b) the relationship between administrators and citizens, and (c) citizen participation. Identify key supporters of Progressivism and what ideas/things they contributed to the movement. Explain the legacy of the movement for the modern worldview. Identify and explain a key voice of opposition to the Progressive Movement. 2. The thesis of PPMT 240 is that public administrators are ethically obligated to encourage citizen participation, promote self-governance, call attention to the public good, and to build community. Drawing on these ideas and noting that we have had a number of school-wide fights, racial brawls, and Columbine-style attacks nationwide, discuss how public school personnel and civic administrators can prevent violence committed by students on students. Include roles for parents and community. Also discuss how public school personnel and civic administrators can teach tolerance and respect to diverse students regardless of the messages about race they may learn at home. 3. King and Stivers argue that we must change our dominant capitalist paradigm and focus more on attaining wealth for the public good and not solely for individual gain. Communitarians argue that socioeconomic inequality and a focus on capitalism (e.g., the prominence of Wal-Mart and big-box retailers) diminish community. Address the role of the business person and corporation in contributing to the common good (e.g., is it better
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2010 for the course PPD 240 taught by Professor Yoder during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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