Definitions of Public Policy and the Law
Contributed by. Dean G. Kilpatrick, Ph.D. National Violence Against Women Prevention Research Center. Medical University of South Carolina. Definitions. In any society, governmental entities enact laws, make policies, and allocate resources. This is true at all levels. Public policy can be generally defined as a system of laws, regulatory measures, courses of action, and funding priorities concerning a given topic promulgated by a governmental entity or its representatives.
DA: 80 PA: 31 MOZ Rank: 40