Introduction to the Agenda Setting
Answer the 7 questions below. Do not do this assignment in the format of a paper. Answer the 7 questions individually. 1. What is agenda setting? What are the various levels of the agenda and how/why are they important? 2. What are the various faces of power and how are they seen in the policy process? 3. Describe Kingdon’s 3 streams metaphor in your own words. How does it relate to policy windows, or “windows of opportunity”? 4. How to focusing event work to elevate a problem onto the policy agenda? 5. What are some strategies that groups can use to try and create change in the policy arena? 6. What is the difference between a condition and a problem? 7. How are symbols, causal stories, and numbers used to create a narrative to define a problem?