SPEA V220 Study Guide

SPEA V220 Study Guide - Law A set of rules made by a...

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Law A set of rules made by a government that a society must abide by, if broken punishment Policy Set of ideas and objectives set by any organization, if members break policies there may be punishment Public Policy Policy made by the government made to better help the society as a whole Common Law A system of laws originated and founded by Great Britain, based from previous court cases and customs rather than written laws Relationship between policy, public policy, and law -Public policy represents a societal goal, and is the driving force behind legislation, which in turn is the means by which laws are enacted. Thus becomes the means by which public policy is enforced. People use laws through policy. Public policy is the center of it all and policy and law are controlled by it. -A policy is a set of ideas and objectives held by an organization, a public policy is one that affects a great number of people, and usually deals with government. A law is proposed and passed based on a public policy objective. Example: a public policy would be to increase accountability in the education sector, and the law
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SPEA-V 220 taught by Professor Cate during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

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SPEA V220 Study Guide - Law A set of rules made by a...

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