The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act–Obamacare (Public Policy & Public Administration)

Question  Research Paper The Research Paper must demonstrate understanding of the reading as well as the implications of new knowledge. The fifteen-page paper must integrate readings, class discussions, field research, and literature review into proposed solution.  It may include explanation and examples from previous experiences as well as implications for future applications.  The purpose of the Research Paper is for you to culminate the learning achieved in the course by describing your understanding and application of knowledge in the field of social science. Your Research paper should focus on a topic selected in consultation with the course instructor, which was done in Week Three—see Research Paper Focus included herein. In this project, you will examine a specific political or social issue. The topic is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—better known as Obamacare. You will:  Develop a public policy to address the changes or updates to the existing public policy-Obamacare.  In all cases, the focus should be on in the development of...
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Affirmative Action As Public Policy

Question  Affirmative Action as Public Policy Develop a five page APA style paper (not including cover and reference pages) in which you research and discuss the US Affirmative Action initiative. The focus of your paper should be on the initiative’s impact on current and future public policies.  How have these initiatives and policies affected the average American citizen? You are required to use at least two outside resources to support your analysis.   Affirmative Action as Public Policy Introduction             Affirmative action is a common term in law referring to any type of action that directly seeks to increase the educational and employment opportunities of the disadvantaged or minority groups. The term affirmative action emerged during President J.F. Kennedy’s tenure, specifically in 1961. President Lyndon B. Johnson later implemented the affirmative action policy as an executive order (Kurtulus, (2016). For a country reeling from the dark shadows of the slavery era, the affirmative action initiative was critical in helping instill basic civil rights for the minority groups...
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Define the term Culture Wars and its history in American society.

Define the term Culture Wars and its history in American society.

Now that we have examined Biblical  principles of government and statesmanship as well as the major categories of public policy, we will now examine the future of public policy and whether a Biblical perspective on government and statesmanship is still relevant today, and if so, how. Define the term Culture Wars and its history in American society. Evaluate the impact of the Culture Wars on American public policy. Evaluate the state of competing political ideologies in the policy arena today, particularly in light of issues such “Black Lives Matter”, the “Me Too Movement”. Remember to refer to our discussion of political ideologies Discuss ways forward based on what we have learned from past policy interventions. Synthesize the above with a biblical model of government and statesmanship.   Moving Forward paper Introduction The culture war is a concept that was first introduced in the 1960s when the U.S. was experiencing partisan and religious conflict over cultural matters. During this time, the country experienced the...
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Understanding Public Policy

Understanding Public Policy

Week 1 Assignment Understanding Public Policy Read the Resource_Article.pdf uploaded with these instructions as it is the basis for the four-page paper. In a four page APA paper (not including cover and reference pages), address the following: Assess the importance of policy analysis during the development and implementation stages of public policy.  Discuss the social impact of policies. Discuss the limitations policies have on government power.    Understanding Public Policy Sample paper Any government whether federal or state government needs top formulates and develops policies that put the interests of the general public into consideration. A good policy helps to bring cohesion, unity, understanding and respect among the citizens of that particular area of jurisdiction. A policy, usually represents a definite course of action selected from alternatives in the light of given conditions to guide and determine decisions regarding the welfare of people. In most cases, policies are made to act as guidelines to achieve a certain objective and task in an organization or an area...
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