state governments remain important part H u m a n i t i e s

state governments remain important part H u m a n i t i e s

All final exams must be 8-10 pages, typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman, and 12-point font.

Please refer to specific authors and their theories when applicable .Use direct quotes sparingly, if at all. You need to demonstrate your understanding of the concepts by putting things into your own words.

Be sure to limit your use of outside sources when completing this exam (unless it is the full piece from one of the readings in the Shafritz & Hyde or Stillman book or any of the assigned readings).

Shafritz, Jay and Albert Hyde. 2012. Classics of Public Administration. 7th edition. New York, NY: Cengage.

Other resources attached

  • The relationship between federal and state governments remain important part of policies making and implementation. Within the context of Intergovernmental relations, discuss American Federalism, and how does it differ from a confederacy or unitary system of government?Discuss the evolution of federalism in the United States, making sure to discuss specific court cases and Supreme Court justices when applicable.What are the advantages and disadvantages of federalism?(50 points).
  • Discuss the philosophical bases of ethics, making sure to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.Which is the most appropriate to use for public administrators and why?Please provide an example.(50 points)

Formatting requirements:12 point font, Times New Roman, 1 inch margins, double spaced

  • If you do not follow the above requirements, it is an automatic deduction.
  • Make sure to follow the formatting for all parts of your paper, including the citation or reference page and page numbers and headers.You will have to change the default settings.The new version of Word puts an extra space between paragraphs.You will have to go in and format it so the entire paper is doubled spaced.
  • Writing/style/grammar/usage/understandability
    • Use the Oxford comma.This means that if you have a series of three items or more, you should use a comma before the conjunction.This is consistent with APA, MLA, Chicago, & Turabian format.
      • Ex:city, township, and county
    • Do not use contractions in academic writing or end sentences with prepositions.
    • Do not use 1st person pronouns like I, me, etc…
  • Proper citations (APA, MLA, Chicago, or Turabian) and formatting.There are style books in the library, and there are examples on the library’s website. In addition, please include the following:
    • Your Name, DPA 701, Instructor Date, Final (top left corner, each on a separate line), single space (or a title page depending on citation style)
    • Text of paper – double space, indent paragraphs
    • Page numbers inserted in header or footer, along with your last name (center bottom or upper right)

Ex:Smith 2

  • Reference/Works Cited page
    • Failure to include a works cited or reference page is a deduction – assuming you cited within the body of your paper.No references in the body of the paper or at the end will result in a zero and/or a plagiarism charge.