[Editor:] Wright, James D. [Title:] International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences [ISBN:] 978-0-08-097087-5 [Publisher:] Elsevier [Place:] Amsterdam [Pages:] 580-585
There are many ethical dimensions of public policy. Public policy as actions to solve the collective problems includes directly or indirectly making ethical judgments. Public policy takes into account reconciliation of conflicting interests of individuals, groups, and organizations which is based on the values agreeing which influences on the objectives, principles, and styles of policy implementation. Ethical judgments about selecting more and less important as well as more positive problem solutions are present on all stages of policy cycle.
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