PUBPOL 510

PUBPOL 510.001: The Politics of Public Policy

Level
Graduate
Term
Winter 2017
Days
Monday, Wednesday
Time
10:00-11:30 am EDT
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
30942
Credit Hours
3

This section explores the politics of policymaking processes in a comparative perspective. Students will learn how these processes are shaped by economic, social, cultural, and institutional factors. Course objectives include: the ability to understand the perspectives that key stakeholders bring to the policymaking process, to understand how processes of negotiation and collective decisionmaking produce policy outcomes, to understand how institutions structure policymaking processes in different contexts, to develop strategies for navigating the political environment, and to improve written and oral communication skills.

*This is a core course open to Ford School students only*