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1

public policy typically affects

many people

2

what's a good policy like?

inclusive; potential stakeholders and interest groups

3

different actors demonstrate different strategic behaviors to

support or undermine

4

what are things to consider when making a policy?

- target population
- equity, fairness, human rights
- winners and losers
- compassion and compensation

5

what's an ideology?

organized collection of ideas; designed to offer change in society

6

every political tendency entails an...

ideology

7

what does and ideology involve?

- ideas
- vision
- philosophy
- beliefs

8

what do political parties base their actions/programs on?

ideology

9

what do ideologies determine in politics?

- allocation and application of power
- goals and methods

10

where are political ideologies applied to?

- form of government
- economic systems

11

how are ideologies identified?

by their position on the political spectrum

12

what do ideologies do?

- impact social discourse
- determine priorities for action
- impact policy and the policy-making process