4 factors that frame context: globalization, economy, environmentalism emergencies and crisis can throw all rules and framework o , culture political culture multiculturalism. A frame for thinking about policy context (categories: meta-institutions capitalism, democracy, globalization and other ideas ideas that government behaviour and development. Capitalism economic system, controlled by supply and demand with limited government involvement private property. Democracy political system that gives power to the people through representation elected government by the people. Globalization global economic market cultural globalization global ideas trade agreements and the united nations are manifestations of. Domestic and international take a role is the policy issue and have an impact on outcome elected o cials, members of judiciary, public, public servants, mass media, other governments. Policy subsystem meta inistiutions, history, political systems, players a ecting issue area. Policy regime institutional patterns related to issue area. Discourse community where ideas play out a ected by frames.