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issues and policy
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D Government, Law and Regulations
A definite course or method of action selected by a governmental agency, institution, group or individual from among alternatives and, in the light of given conditions, to guide and usually determine present and future decisions. A specified decision or set of decisions designed to carry out such a chosen course of action.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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government policy
governmental policies
issues and policies
Broader Term
government and administration
Narrower Term
agricultural policy
development policy
economic policy
educational policy
energy policy
environmental policy
health policy
international policy and programs
marketing policy
national planning
natural resource policy
nutrition policy
policy analysis
public policy
research policy
rural policy
trade policy
cuestiones y política
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