What is Public Policy? - Definition, Types, Process & Examples


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_________ is a collection of laws and regulations used to maintain order or solve a social problem.

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1. Which of the following is an example of something covered by health policy?

2. The process by which something is determined to be a criminal act falls into the category of __________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will assess your comprehension of the process and types of public policy. You will need to know topics such as a collection of laws and regulations used to maintain order and examples of what is covered by health policy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to:

  • Understand the process of how something is determined to be a criminal act
  • Recognize the reason public policies are put into place
  • Determine who has the right to request public policy changes in the U.S.

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will focus on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related political science lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how public policies are created or changed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding areas covered by health policy

Additional Learning

Looking for more knowledge about public policy? This lesson called What is Public Policy? - Definition, Types, Process & Examples, is here for your benefit. The lesson will address the following study objectives:

  • Define public policy
  • Recognize and understand different types of public policy
  • Determine ways of challenging public policy
  • Understand how public policy comes into being