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The Policy Analysis is an important assignment, because it allows the student to demonstrate his/her knowledge and application of course information. It is a traditional assignment in social welfare policy courses across the country.Your analysis is developed based upon components of social policy. The structure of the paper should contain an Abstract. An Abstract is generally 6-8 sentences, providing the reader with a concise summarization of your findings regarding the social problem identified and conclusions of the writer. Your introductory paragraph(s) should provide the reader with reasons why this topic is important in society. Cite those leading scholars in this paragraph, and end it with a strong thesis statement.Section I: Historical Background of the PolicyUnderstanding the history of a policy is important for two reasons: 1) It explains reasons why the policy is created; 2) The elements of history should be included in the analysis.In addition to the factors outlined by Jansson, these questions may help:1. What historical problems led to the creation of the policy?2. How important have these problems been historically?3. How was the social problem previously handled?4. What is the historical background of the policy statement?5. When did the policy originate?6. How was the original policy changed over time?7. What is the legislative history of the policy?Section II: Describe the Problem That Necessitated the PolicyIn order to access the ability of a policy to remedy successfully a social problem you need to understand the parameters of the problem. This section requires the use of statistics that reflect the quantifiable dimensions of the problem:1. What is the nature of the problem?2. How widespread is the problem?3. How many people, and what groups, are affected by the problem? 4. What is the disproportional ratio of those affected?5. How will the policy help to address the problem?Section III: Description of the PolicyThis section requires a detailed explanation of the policy:-The way the policy is intended to work.-The resources or opportunities the policy is expected to provide (i.e., power, cash, economic opportunity, redistribution of resources, etc.)-Who will be covered by the policy and how (i.e., universal versus selective entitlement, means testing, etc.)-How will the policy be implemented and coordinated?-What are the intended short and long term goals and outcomes?-What are the administrative auspices under which the policy will be lodged?-What will be the roles of local, state, federal governments in the development and implementation of the policy?-What is the funding mechanism for the policy?-What agencies or organizations have overall responsibility for overseeing, evaluating, and coordinating the policy?-What criteria will be used to determine the effectiveness of the policy?-What is the length of time the policy is expected to be in existence?Section IV: Policy AnalysisPolicy Goals: The criteria by which we measure the intentions of the policy.1. Are the goals of the policy legal?2. Are the goals of the policy just and democratic?3. Do the goals of the policy contribute to greater social equality?4. Do the goals of the policy positively affect the redistribution of income, resources, rights, entitlements, rewards, opportunities and status?5. Do the goals of the policy contribute to a better quality of life for the target population? Will the goals adversely affect the quality of life of the target group?6. Does the policy contribute to positive social relations between the target population and the overall society?7. What are the hidden ideological suppositions within the policy?8. How is the target population viewed in the context of the policy?9. What social vision does the policy contain?10. Does the policy encourage the continuation of the status quo or does it represent a radical departure?11. Who are the major beneficiaries of the policy?12. Is the policy designed to foster any real social change?13. Is it ethical?