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The social acceptability of a policy proposal is the most important criteria for evaluating public policy proposal or programs. All the policies developed in a society should have the ultimate welfare of the society as the motivating factor. For example, the government of a country that is 70% Muslim realizes that prostitution, being an illegal business, is being conducted in secret. Some of the legislators propose legalization of prostitution so that the government can benefit by getting revenue from the business through taxes (Julnes 124).
Some of the legislators argue against it on the grounds that the Muslim culture does not accept prostitution. In an effort to analyze the public policy proposal, the individuals involved are faced with two options; to choose the need for the government to increase revenue or to choose the social acceptability of the policy to the society. In the end, the social acceptability aspect of the policy is the most important; since the welfare of the people should take center stage in such an analysis (Vedung 15).
In conclusion, the issue of evaluating and passing judgment on public policies is a complex process that requires taking into consideration all the criteria for the evaluation process. Even so, public policies should be developed such that it benefits the
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Thus a traffic problem can be defined as any hindrance that affects the policy that guides road traffic regulations. Every road traffic problem has a nature and until the nature of the problem is identified, it possess a much bigger problem that it seems.
The Government of Oman via the aid of its policy makers have been battling and debating on the right policies that will help in curbing this misnomer. The rising death tool due to motor vehicle accidents in Oman has reached an alarming crescendo and the Government and policy formulation makers have developed and proposed certain policies and or penalties in a bid to put an effeminate stop to this unwholesome saga.
The Advocacy Coalition Framework theory called for considering the “interactions of groups and coalitions of groups called advocacy coalitions” while creating policies (Birkland, 298). It is based on the assumption that within the realm of a given policy, various interest groups are at play, who get assorted into “policy communities” (Birkland, 292).
Around the 1990s, policy formulators from around the world had vowed to tackle environmental challenges, which were aimed at reducing water and air pollutions (Norman 56). These kinds of commitments were eminent during the 1992 Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where environmental activists and policy makers were pushing governments to promote sustainable development in their respective countries.
Also, initiatives should be available that provide emotional support to children and families that are affected by incarceration.
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, over 50% of prisoners will be have a
Such services include water and sanitation. According to the University of Texas, the state has not done enough to match the supply of water with increasing population. In fact, the per capita of water supply has dropped by 30 percent since 1980. With an