bpa300 | undergraduate
Politics And Citizenship: The Public Policy Environment
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American Politics and Policymaking
- Explain why bargaining and compromises are important to legislative politics.
- Evaluate how Congress’s agenda correlates with public policy interests.
- Identify issues a chief executive might choose to address.
- Describe the effectiveness of chief executives in setting public policy.
The Law and Politics
- Identify public policies made by the courts.
- Explain the different types of law.
- Describe the successes and failures of the courts.
Evaluating Public Policy
- Explain the importance of public policy evaluation.
- Discuss criteria used in assessing public policy.
- Identify sources to obtain evidence on public policy performance.
The Environment of Public Policy
- Identify the key policymakers in public policy.
- Describe how special interest groups and the media influence public policy.
- Evaluate the public policy response to the 2008 economic crisis.
The Private and Public Sector
- Explain the differences between the private and public sector.
- Analyze the role of the private sector in the United States.
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