Using the assigned readings for this week (and any additional reading you think applies) as

Using the assigned readings for this week (and any additional reading you think applies) as well as an example from your own research, discuss the limitations of policy in terms of solving social problems.  Specifically address why policy may not fully address specific social problems and how it may create new problems.  Use specific examples to illustrate your points.  Your essay should be at least two full pages. 

Joel Best: Chapter Nine – Policy Outcomes (pp. 255-285) and Ira Silver: Gladwell “Providing Free Housing to the Homeless” (Article 29), Rosenbaum “The Politics of a Disaster” (Reading 30), and Bartlett and Steele “Gaming on Native American Reservations” (Article 33).