Analyze the case study The Expansion of Human Services in Allegheny County, 1968-95, pages 145 – 164 of the text. Your written assignment analysis essay must address the following questions:
- Explain how the case study offered support for or against the: (a) the rational model; (b) the political model; and (c) the policy process model.
- Which elements of the three-stage Cobb and Elder model on agenda setting could you identify in the case study?
- Explain how Kingdon’s “three streams” model of the policy process sheds light on how human service policy developed in Allegheny County.
- Your paper must be written at the graduate level and cited properly according to APA style guidelines.
Your narrative should go beyond the obvious and be written at a graduate level. Your paper should be no less than 1,200 words and no more than 2,500 words. Any sources including but not limited to journals, magazine, and/or books must be properly cited using the APA style.
Clemons, R., & McBeth, M. (2009). Public policy praxis: Theory and pragmatism: A case study approach (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-605652-2; ISBN-10: 013-605652-0