Lyman Smith

University of Florida
Political Science

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Dissertation research concerning the role of religious institutions and elites in determining the military policy on open service by gays in the armed forces. Using Advocacy Coalition Framework and looking at the policy changes from the 1980s through the present.


Substantive Focus:
Defense and Security SECONDARY
Social Policy PRIMARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory SECONDARY
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation PRIMARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation

Keywords

RELIGION MILITARY DIVERSTIY ACCOMMODATION