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Peters Ch.1: Americans tend to respond negatively to the idea of large government, but
positively to individual public programs.
On opinion polls Americans tend to
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Peters Ch.4 (Agenda Setting): The theoretical approach to agenda setting that assumes there
is a marketplace in policies with multiple interests competing for influence is called:
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Stone Ch. 7, Symbols: Which of the following phrases is an example of synecdoche?
Gun control is a slippery slope
10,000 feet marching in protest
Synecdoche is when a part i
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Health Care Policies: Medicare provides federal matching funds to state and local
governments for medical care of low-income families and children.
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The federal poverty line assumes that families spend 1/4 of their income on food.
The federal poverty line assumes that families spend 1/3 of th
Chapter 1 - What is Public Policy?
The sum of government activities, whether pursued directly or through agents, as those
activities have an influence on the lives of citizens
Who gets what, when, and how?
Placing an issue on the government ag
Explaining Policy Choices
Thinking About Policy
Policy as cause or effect?
Assumptions about the social world?
o Objective or subjective?
o In conflict or harmony?
Answers may be based on fundamental beliefs or by context
Chapter 2 Structures of American Government
Congress is the central policymaking body
Separation of Powers
o President signs/vetoes bills
o Bills must pass both houses of the legislature
o Bills must be reported out of committee before th
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Interests (Stone Ch. 10): Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the prisoner's
It explains why individuals have no incentive to mobilize in pursuit of a
Mayo PAF 340
Where to find Public Policy Research
Available Online from ASU libraries
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM)
Journal of Policy Studies
Critical Policy Studies
Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis