Community Politics Analysis. I. Define the Problem 1.What is the situation in which the problem is occurring? 2. What, in general, is the difficulty? 3.How did this difficulty arise? 4. What is the importance of the difficulty? 5.What limitations, if any, are there on the area of our concern? 6. What is the meaning of any term that needs clarifying? II. Analyze the Causes of the problem and its Limits A. Analysis of the difficulty 1. What, specifically, are the facts of the situation? 2. What, specifically, are the difficulties? B. Analysis of causes 1. What is causing the difficulties? 2. What is causing the causes?