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Descriptor English: Public Policy
Descriptor Spanish: Política Pública
Descriptor Portuguese: Política Pública
Descriptor French: Politique publique
Entry term(s): Action, Affirmative
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Actions
Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity
Migration Policies
Migration Policy
Migration Policy (Public Health)
Migratory Policy
Policies, Migration
Policies, Population
Policies, Public
Policies, Social
Policy, Migration
Policy, Population
Policy, Public
Policy, Social
Population Policies
Population Policy
Positive Action
Positive Discrimination
Protection, Social
Public Policies
Social Policies
Social Policy
Social Protection
Tree number(s): I01.655.500.608
I01.880.604.825.608
N03.623.500.608
SH1.010.010
SP3.066.162
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011640
Scope note: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Social Control, Formal MeSH
DeCS ID: 12075
Unique ID: D011640
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Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2019/03/04
Public Policy - Preferred
Concept UI M0018102
Scope note A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
Preferred term Public Policy
Entry term(s) Policies, Public
Policy, Public
Public Policies
Population Policy - Narrower
Concept UI M0018101
Preferred term Population Policy
Entry term(s) Policies, Population
Policy, Population
Population Policies
Social Protection - Narrower
Concept UI M0018106
Preferred term Social Protection
Entry term(s) Protection, Social
Migration Policy - Narrower
Concept UI M0018100
Preferred term Migration Policy
Entry term(s) Migration Policies
Migration Policy (Public Health)
Migratory Policy
Policies, Migration
Policy, Migration
Social Policy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018103
Preferred term Social Policy
Entry term(s) Policies, Social
Policy, Social
Social Policies
Affirmative Action - Narrower
Concept UI M000645157
Scope note Programs or policies intended to correct the effect of past discrimination in employment, education, housing, etc.
Preferred term Affirmative Action
Entry term(s) Action, Affirmative
Affirmative Actions
Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity
Positive Action
Positive Discrimination



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