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public policy
the way our federal, state or local government fulfill their responsibilities while still agreeing. They protect people's rights and promote the general welfare of citizens.
civil society
a group or organization that is not affiliated with the government
community standards
a law or custom established by a unified body of individuals (people that share common interests or characteristics)
basic liberties
fundamental privileges or rights to do the things you want
environment
the circumstances or conditions by which a person is surrounded
majority
a number more than half the total
x>50%
majority rule
when a majority of a group holds the power to make decisions binding on all the group
minority rights
rights given to people regardless of their membership of a minority group based on gender, sexuality, race, age, or anything else
consensus
an opinion or position reached by a group or whole
citizen
a person residing in a certain place legally
representative democracy
a person or way to elect individuals to represent their country/ state/ city
civil solution example (too many children out late at night)
have after school care until parents can pick them up, carpool, have vehicle to send children home
public policy solution example
local police sets curfew