Fall 2020 not offered
This course will provide a survey of several key public policies. It will begin with an exploration of the policy-making process and policy design. The remainder of the course will be devoted to the examination of several key public policy areas including criminal justice, education, social welfare, economic policy, and environmental protection regulation. By integrating theoretical literature with case studies of different policies written from a variety of perspectives, the course aims to develop analytical skills as well as an appreciation for the technical and political complexities of policy-making.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)
PETERS, AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY (any edition). Primary readings in the field and extensive use of the Internet-based documents.
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Two exams,a policy case analysis and/or analytical essays..
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prior exposure to quantitative methods is suggested.
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