PUBPOL 510

PUBPOL 510.001: The Politics of Public Policy

Level
Graduate
Term
Winter 2018
Days
Tuesday, Thursday
Time
1:00-2:30 pm EST
Course Location
1120 WEILL
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
27991
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 decision-making 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.