Summarize the Article.


   Caiden, N. (2010) Challenges confronting contemporary public budgeting retrospectives/prospective from Allen Schick. Public Administration Review 70, 203-210.


How to Write a summary (analysis) of Article.


Page 1


   Describe the subject, scope, and purpose of the Article

   Summarize the author’s thesis or hypothesis

   Identify the evidence used to support the thesis

   Summarize the method, evidence, and results/conclusion


Page #2


   Critique the argument. Is it logical and balanced?

   Is the evidence adequate, factual, or merely opinionated?

   Is it based on reliable sources / is there substantive information?

   Does the author’s conclusion/results follow the evidence presented?

   Suggest how the Article relates to the real world or this course.