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Social Construction & Policy Design (videocast slides)

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August 19, 2020

Social Construction & Policy Design (videocast slides)

Slides from PADMN 6320/POLS 5320 Public Policy Theory and Administration at the University of Utah's Programs of Public Affairs

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August 19, 2020
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  1. Social Construction & Policy Design SLIDES

  2. Policy design Social construction Policy feedback Target populations

  3. Policy design The elements that constitute a public policy, such

    as the citizens and groups it pertains to, the activities required (or prohibited) by its rules and provisions, and the plan of action by which it is intended to realize its objectives
  4. Ted Lowi

  5. Types of public policy… Distributive Redistributive Regulatory

  6. Policies distribute Benefits Burdens

  7. Policies create politics “policy feedback” “feed-forward” effects

  8. Social construction Shared understandings about the world that make up

    concepts, identities, norms, and stereotypes
  9. None
  10. Social construction Shared understandings about the world that make up

    concepts, identities, norms, and stereotypes
  11. Social construction

  12. Social construction of target populations small business owners the unemployed

    LGBTQ community immigrants political officials “minority” populations
  13. Social construction Benefits Burdens Policy design Policy feedback/ feed-forward effects

  14. Positive Negative Less More ADVANTAGED CONTENDERS DEPENDENTS DEVIANTS SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION

    POLITICAL POWER small business owners the unemployed political officials “minority” populations
  15. Positive Negative Less More ADVANTAGED + benefits - burdens CONTENDERS

    + benefits + symbolic burdens DEPENDENTS DEVIANTS - benefits + burdens SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION POLITICAL POWER + symbolic benefits + burdens
  16. How do different target groups’ social constructions help explain the

    benefits and burdens they receive through public policies? How does a group’s social construction change over time, and does this explain changes in the policies that pertain to it? How do the benefits and burdens established by policy designs reinforce and/or help change social constructions?