Playing Politics

Analyze case study in utilizing the Five Step Approach provided by the authors. The five steps are the following:
1.Define the problem and determine its causes.
2.Establish criteria to evaluate alternatives.
3.Generate policy alternatives.
4.Evaluate and select policy.
5.Evaluate adopted policy.

After addressing these five steps, answer this question, which states:

Did the five-step model help you understand the problem, and help you organize and structure your research and a potential response in a

way that made the task more manageable, and your analysis more thorough? Or did this problem reveal possible limitations of the five step


Please use the attached as a reference:

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