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POLS 293: Public Policymaking and Analysis (HC)

POLS 293: Public Policymaking and Analysis (Oberfield) Spring 2023

Background Information

        Sara Jaranek, Kindergarteners enjoy tacos, grapes and salad in West Salem, WI, 2011  (Source: Wikimedia Commons, CC2.0)  The National School Lunch program was signed by President Truman in 1946.  The breakfast program was authorized by Congress in 1975.

Literature Reviews

Literature reviews are a particularly useful resource when doing research.  They address the issues involved in a specific question and the debates among scholars.  They map out the intellectual terrain succinctly and give you the major landmarks in terms of key authors and significant titles for greater understanding. 

A few examples are listed below.  Search in both the Annual Reviews and Oxford Bibliographies Online to find literature reviews that address your political questions.

Encyclopedias and Handbooks