Study Questions

  1. Review the stages of the policy-making cycle.
  2. List and explain the primary three criteria that are emphasized by U.S. policy makers.
  3. In what ways does policy analysis strengthen policy making?
  4. Define policy capacity. How can citizen and government policy capacity be improved?
  5. What role does the public play in policy making, and why is it important?
  6. In what ways has technology expanded opportunities for citizen involvement?