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Unformatted text preview: LECTURE 4 FEBRUARY 12th  Policy Formation: Problems, agendas, and formulation  Policy formation: total process of creating, adopting, and implementing a policy  Policy formulation: the crafting of alternatives or options for dealing with a problem  Policy problem: condition or situation that produces needs or dissatisfaction among people and for which relief or redress by governmental problem is sought  Criteria for a policy problem:  Social construction  Definition/ private v. public  Causation  Invisible  Tractability  Complexity and Magnitude  Policy agenda: a set of problems that public officials feel they should act on in some way  Problem-Issue  Systematic agenda v. Institutional agenda  The agenda-setting process  Kingdons policy streams model  Problems Stream  Proposals Stream  Politics Stream  Policy Window  Agenda building IG Equilibrium...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course 790 342 taught by Professor Andersen during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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