Writing Public Policy A Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy-Making Process
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Description: Writing Public Policy is a practical, concise guide to writing and communicating in the public policy processes. Intended to help students understand and perform common types of communication used in solving public problems, this text explains the standards and functions of communicating in the public sector and teaches the use of selected public policy communication genres. A useful tool for any student preparing for a career in politics, government, public relations, law,public policy, journalism, social work, public health, or in any role concerned with public affairs, this text teaches skills and techniques needed to effectively communicate in the democratic process of making public policy. Presenting a general method for planning, producing, and assessing communications in a variety of real-life contexts and situations, this text includes: scenarios to illustrate the complexity in policy processes, including their diversity of contexts, the variety of actors involved, and the range of communication types produced; sample documents illustrating examples of public policy communication within different realms including state legislatures, non-profit organizations, governmentcommittees, special interest groups, and professional associations; commentary relating the scenarios and examples to the general method; and specific instructions for producing particular written or spoken communication types that are utilized in public policy processes.
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2005
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Introduction: How to Use This Book|
|Public Policy Making|
|What This Scenario Shows|
|Communication in the Process|
|Players and Their Roles|
|A General Method of Communicating in a Public Process|
|Definition: Frame the Problem|
|How to Define a Policy Problem|
|Legislative History: Know the Record|
|How to Conduct Legislative Research and Write a Legislative History|
|Position Paper: Know the Arguments|
|How to Argue in a Position Paper|
|Petitions and Proposals: Request Action or Propose Policy|
|How to Ask for Action or Propose Policy on Behalf of a Group|
|Briefing Memo or Opinion Statement: Inform Policy Makers|
|How to Inform Policy Makers in a Briefing Memo or Opinion Statement|
|Testimony: Witness in a Public Hearing|
|How to Deliver Oral Testimony Based on a Written Statement|
|Written Public Comment: Influence Administration|
|How to Write a Public Comment|
|Conclusion: Ready to Change|
|Framework, Function, and Form|