Comparative Policies: Analyzing Policy Making Around the Globe

PPAI 0700J S01 [CRN: 16476]

Who determines how public policy is made? Do public policies reflect what voters want, or do lobbyists, politicians, and bureaucrats really make the decisions? What factors motivate these different actors? This course examines public policy from the perspective of comparative politics. Over the course of the semester, we will examine policy making in the US and a number of industrialized countries in Western Europe and Japan. Topics studied include immigration policy, education policy, and family policy. Enrollment limited to 20 first year students. FYS WRIT
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Course Attributes
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:20 pm Thu - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
02 (Dec 14, 2014 2:00pm)