Whoever completes this perfectly will win the work of this class.
According to Simon (2010), “When a focusing event occurs, the circumstances or behaviors of actors within the policy streams often converge: A policy window has opened–the problem stream has become evident to the political stream actors and institutions, and particular solutions within the policy stream may become part of the policy agenda” (p.1).
Class, do you think some policies are created because of knee jerk reaction?
What steps should be taken to establish a given public policy? Do you think the average citizen is aware of how policy is formulated and implemented? Do you think culture influences public policy? If so, how?