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Ch 22: Public Policy Overview

About This Chapter

Study the basics of public policy with this useful online chapter. Inside, you'll find a series of video lessons and mini quizzes that can help you review essential public policy topics for exams, class assignments, essays or fun.

Public Policy Overview - Chapter Summary

For a quick overview of public policy fundamentals, check out this online study guide chapter that contains bite-sized and engaging video lessons. After defining the concept of public policy, you'll take a look at types of U.S. public policy, as well as the functions of public policy process and interest groups. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Outline public policy processes
  • Compare types of public policy in the U.S.
  • Discuss the processes of problem recognition, policy formation and policy implementation
  • Explain the purpose of interest groups

The lessons use a simplified instructional style so you can easily understand important public policy terms and concepts. Included in the chapter are short lesson quizzes and a comprehensive chapter exam. You can review these materials whenever you have free time to study and access the lessons from any Internet-connected computer or mobile device.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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