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WGST 4260/5800: Gender and Globalization

Library research guide for WGST 4260/5800

Public Policy

What is Public Policy?

The Center for Civic Education defines Public Policy as " what government (any public official who influences or determines public policy, including school officials, city council members, county supervisors, etc.) does or does not do about a problem that comes before them for consideration and possible action."

Public Policy & Think Tanks

What is a Think Tank?

The Business Dictionary defines a think tank as a " Research institute (usually independently financed) staffed with interdisciplinary group of experts engaged in the study of policy issues in business and government. The term, first applied in 1940's to the Rand corporation (funded largely by the Ford Foundation), is now loosely applied to any group formed to solve a problem or to study a particular topic.

Think Tank & Policy Lists and Directories

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