Research Paper

Your Final Paper is to be a comprehensive research study on one of the following public policy topics:

Health Care

Your analysis of the topic will include:

  • The scope and nature of the public policy problem.
  • How the problem came to public and political awareness.
  • The evolution of related public policy.
  • Level of government and the actors involved.
  • The intergovernmental structure and political concerns.
  • Conflicting public opinion and impact on policy solutions.
  • The approaches to policy formulation, adoption, and evaluation.
  • The suggested policy direction (continuation, change or termination) and future impact.

Final paper:

  • Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (including title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Must use at six to ten scholarly sources, including a minimum of four from the Ashford University Library.
  • Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style

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