Policy issue and theory
How the issue can be resolved through public policy:
- From scholarly sources (mention and discuss at least three)
- From ‘those affected’ (communities, professionals, individuals, agencies – mention at least three)
- From media coverage (mention and discuss at least three
Mention at least two policy options that would resolve the issue (think about distributive, redistributive, and regulatory approaches, or regulatory, communicative and facilitative policy interventions)
Mention at least three possible policy actors that would be in favor of each option ‐ Substantiate
Mention at least three possible policy actors that would be opposed to each option ‐Substantiate
Describe a possible process that would lead to the adoption of a policy that aims to resolve the issue (e.g., council resolutions at the local level, parliamentary bills, institutional change)
Briefly describe three theories of the policy process that you could use to explain what is going to happen in this process. Illustrate.
Choose one among the three theories and describe how the actors you mentioned above would play a role in the policy process according to this theory.