Public Policy Analyst
Defining the social problem
If I had an hour to solve a problem I'd spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.
As a public policy analyst, your group or your class will first need to select a problem topic and then specifically define a social problem. A social problem is a condition that at least some people in a community view as being undesirable.
Here are some steps to consider in selecting and defining a social problem for your public policy analysis: