Policy Analysis

History – What is the history of the social problem in the state or US? When and why did it come into the public’s spotlight? Were there any initiatives/policies/programs or parts of such in the past that tried to address this issue? Any key state/US advocates who pushed this issue into the limelight?

Economics – Is this social problem linked with an economic benefit to the oppressors? What is the economic consequence if this social problem is left unaddressed? What financial impact does the policy and its initiatives/programs have on stakeholders/ organizations/community? Does this policy create economic security/stability? How?

Politics – How did government and politicians become involved in the issue? Is this a bipartisan concern and sponsoring of the bill? Talk to democrat/republican thoughts on the issue.

Ideology – What ideology pushed this social problem to the forefront and why?

Social movements – What social movements helped to create an environment conducive to caring about the problem and actually creating policy on it? It does not need to be a social movement specific to the social problem – think to which social movements came before which set the stage.

Analysis of human rights principles addressed by the social welfare policy

Provide a brief review of identified key strengths and weaknesses of the policy from governmental sources, political institutes, advocacy groups, and/or the peer-reviewed literature.

Summarize what you see as potential short-term impacts on the policy and the social problem given the current US administration.

Develop and discuss two recommendations based on your research to resolve the social problem that will further the realization of the human rights principles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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