Framing a policy issue: Background, Problem Statement, and Stakeholders
Description of the societal problem/issue, including who has been affected by the problem, its magnitude,
the severity, and a time frame.
Analysis of the possible causes of the problem.
Description of clients and/or stakeholders that would be interested/involved in the solution. The stakeholder analysis must include a description of how the stakeholders perceive the problem and what values are expressed in their definitions.
The description of the policy issue and its causes must be based on existing literature and include quantitative data.
- Write an article “Why there is a worldwide shortage of vanilla” by C.D. in The Economist.
- What were the most surprising things you learned from this article?
- Write a research essay explaining how one theme in the novel Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler provides insight into or comments on our contemporary world.
- Write a book review of the insecure city: space, power, and mobility in Beirut.
- What is most important to you about a bank – swag/freebies, customer service, lowest/competitive rates, or ease of online access/app usage?
- Briefly describe other elements of the work(s): the form, the style of language, verisimilitude, and other elements we’ve discussed in class.
- Write a research paper on drug use among first generation college student.
- Explain why Recreational Marijuana Should Be Legal?
- Write a research paper on whether the healthcare should be a fundamental human right.
- Discuss some of the factors that lead to the acceptance of false beliefs as well as some of the factors that lead us to recognize and reject false beliefs.