Week 2 (September 8): Theories of Policy Process
Basic Framework: Policy Stages
1. Agenda Setting
2. Formulation and Legitimation of Goals and Programs
5. Decisions about the future of the program.
(But in reality, things r
Chapter 5: PROBLEMS
Topic: How problems being noticed by policy makers
1. Governmental and nongovernmental agencies routinely monitor various
activities and events: highway death, disease rate, immunization rate,
consumer prices etc.
2. One of
Policy Process Exam:
Question 2: This fall, Occupy Wall Street has been much in the news. Imagine that you (as an
expert on the policy process) are invited to address a plenary session. Your task is to advise
the movement on how it might achieve a pol
Policy Process Exams Fall 2011
Question 3: Earlier this year, Congress passed the America Invents Act, the most
significant revision to patent law in 50 years.
You may answer this question in one of two ways:
- If you followed this issue and are somewhat
Kimberley R. Isett*, Ines A. Mergel, Kelly LeRoux, Pamela A. Mischen, R. Karl Rethemeyer. Networks in
Public Administration scholarship: understanding where we are and where we need to go
This article talks about:1) historical use of network in practice a
The Politics of Attention
We could use a distributional approach to analyze
the general policy progress, even though some
important and particular details will be lost.
Generating Stability and Change: Cascades, Sieves, and Friction
Chris Ansell and Alison Gash, Collaborative Governance in Theory and Practice
1. Definition (different from adversarialism and managerialism)
Collaborative governance brings multiple stakeholders together in common forums
with public agencies to engage in