Making Social Policy video

Video title: Making Social Policy

Use this American Government by the People video entitled Making Social Policy to study how Conservatives advocate private solutions to most social problems, while liberals argue that it is the responsibility of government to provide a minimum standard of living including a job, education, health care, housing, and nutrition for all citizens. Learn how since the New Deal, some government involvement in social programs has been widely accepted, although the extent of involvement has waxed and waned. Discover how Conservatives generally prefer state and local government action over federal programs.

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Making Social Policy video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • What Are Social Policies. Learn about Making Social Policy. Gain a richer understanding of America's government and learn why a democracy requires continual participation by its citizens.
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  • See how the social and economic diversity in American society affects public opinion, special interest groups, and voting behavior.
  • Compare current policies in welfare, health care, education, and crime against policies of the New Deal and Great Society.
  • Study the United States' foreign and defense policies and its role in the United Nations. Learn about the roots of state constitutions and the challenges for state and local governments.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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