How do we use the comparative method to study state and local government? Use at least two examples of how we make compare states and how it may explain why they have different solution to different public policy question?
Our increasingly complex society confronts us with more and more difficult policy problems that are not easily solved. Although these problems may be “attacked” or “addressed,” often they have no dearly correct answers. Some authors characterize the problems of modern society as “squishy,” “fuzzy,” and “wicked” and as often having the following attributes: