MERICAN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Develop a definition for each concepta few sentences that capture important aspects of the concept.
Then develop an example of the concept how it is used, especially in relationship to government or public administration.
Layer Cake or Dual Federalism
Marble Cake Federalism
Picket Fence Federalism
Non Profit Sector
Corporate or For Profit Sector
The Public Interest
EXAMPLE: Classical Liberalism
A political philosophy with roots in the European culture of the 18th Centurythe time when the framers of the American government were studying and deciding on our new government. Important features of this philosophy are limited government, sovereignty, freedom of opportunity, and freedom from a class system. This concept applies to the course because it is one of the dominant theories regarding our societal and political values. Read more about it in the assignments for Module One.
The Constitutional Comparison:
Locate the constitutions for the United States, California, and a country from the list below.
Develop a chart where you can compare/contrast the similarities and differences of the documents and the values that are inherent in the documents. Identify 10 values–the comparison/contrast will be worth 2 points each. Creativity, originally, and critical thinking is worth 5 points.
The key to this assignment is in identifying societal and political valueswhat do the constitutions have to say about government , the scope of the government, education, health, privacy, religion, ownership of property, or what responsibilities citizens have for example? What values are not addressed? Think about what might be missing by examining the constitutions of several other countries.
The documents may be similar or different based on the number of pages in the documents or how often they have been changed unless the observation is linked to a political or societal value. Focus on what the documents mean.
Right to Health Care
Greece: In Greece the right of all citizens to health care is provided in the constitution. In Ancient Greece temples were used for health care and, therefore, health is associated with religion. The citizens of this country have one of the longest life expectancies and also have what is felt to be good quality of life (ranked 14th in the world). Government employees provide the care through a National Health Insurance Program.
US: The constitution address life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness but until recently no political argument has succeeded in convincing politicians to adopt a national health program. The program passed last yearThe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would have provided access to insurance for most citizens but the constitutionality is being challenged now and the Supreme Court is set to rule. Currently, access to health care is through a mix of insurance programs through the employer, the market place, or government for poor children and seniors and those disabled. Individuals retiring who have worked may have access to Medicare. Through the principles of Classical Liberalism the US has social contacts to provide care to active duty military, veterans, and Native American groups.
CA: Same as the US. Poor children and seniors may have access to Medicaid, a type of insurance provided by a partnership between the state and federal government. Hospitals in the state are also forced to provide care to all through emergency rooms.
The Sectored Economy:
Define and describe the three economic sectors-the public, nonprofit and for profit sectors. Identify at least ten characteristics to use to compare the sectors, for example, the number of organizations, the size of the GDP, the number, gender, and age of employees. Give examples of an organization in each sector that is recognizable and describe the values that apply to each sector. Use a chart to display the information.
Homeland Security is one of the government departments that responds through FEMA in floods, hurricanes and other natural disasters. Citizens are expected to prepare for emergencies and be able to care for themselves for the first few days. The government also provides loans to help people get back on their feet. About dollars are budgeted.
Administrator and managers in this organization are public administrators.
The American Red Cross is an example of a national organization with local chapters providing assistance to individuals, families, and communities. Aid is limited and often raised from local donations. The nonprofit community spends about dollars yearly. When governments contribute money to nonprofits through grants public administrators are responsible for the distribution and evaluation of these programs.
The insurance industry especially in regard to property insurance is a good example of market place, profit based activity. Car insurance, home owners, personal property, and flood and earthquake protection are some types of insurance. The insurance industry does-dollars of business yearly. Government organizations and employees regulate these organizations.
Has described each of the economic sectors in terms of the values that apply to each, given an example of an organization in each sector and related each sector to public administration.
Has identified 10 characteristics identified how each constitution is both similar and how different.
MERICAN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
You will need to write TEN different examples, and each example needs to address both government and public administration.
In Module One we looked at concepts, constitutions, institutions, the economic sectors, and the sociopolitical periods in an attempt to understand what government is and how government accomplishes work (public administration). Using the concepts, examples, exercises, discussions, and other resources you discovered, describe how AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION has needed to change over the past 235 years. You will need TEN different examples, and each example needs to address both government and public administration. (See the example below)and I will attach an file to give an idea about Module One.
You do not need to answer in narrative or essay form. Give the example a title that is descriptive then explain, describe or demonstrate how and why government and public administration changed. You may use the resources you have but this is to be an individual effort.
Each example is explicit in describing what government should do and why and describes the a?valuea? in terms of the constitution, classical liberalism or interest group pluralism. The value may also be based on culture and society and how both have influenced government and public policy over time. Each example must also explicitly describe how government accomplishes the action through public administration and public employees.
EXAMPLE: Length and Cost of Required Education
In Colonial times reading and writing was important in order for people to read the Bible. The founding fathers also valued education in the hopes citizens could be responsible and knowledgeable in voting and electing representatives. Formal and free education became associated with good citizenship. All children that could be spared were sent to school for three years to learn to read, write and sum. They were released for summer to help in the fields. As the nation developed children needed more and more education for industrial and then professional jobs. Technology based jobs require even more education. Now the US government provides 12 years of free education to citizens to promote good citizenship and to prepare them to help grow the economy. All public education is provided through Public Administration. Teachers are public employees. Imagine how many were needed in 1778 and how many are needed nowa¦.that is one of the ways government has grown.
You need ten (10) examples like this and you may not include this one.
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