Week 9 Discussion 1
“The Difficulties of Writing Policy” Based on the lecture, address the following:
- Analyze the role ambiguity plays when there are conflicting policy goals.
- Explain how ambiguity helps promote policy making and how goal ambiguity makes policy design more difficult.
Week 9 Discussion 2
“Trade-Offs” Please respond to the following:
- Using the e-Activity, the student will respond to the following: Take a position on the following and provide support for your position from the debate over the USA PATRIOT Act described in the Chapter 8 case study. Do you agree that greater security must come with less freedom?
Week 9 eActivity
- Review and trade-offs between liberty and security at http://www.pbs.org/now/politics/civilliberties.html, NOW: Civil Liberties and National Security at http://www.pbs.org/weta/crossroads/about/show_security_vs_liberty.html and Security vs. Liberty: The Other War. Be prepared to discuss.