CITC12H3 City Structures and City Choices: Local Government, Management, and Policymaking

This course examines the structure of local government, how local Government is managed, how policy decisions are made. Viewing Canadian cities in comparative perspective, topics include the organization and authority of the mayor, council, civic bureaucracy, and special-purpose bodies, and their roles in the making and implementation of public policies; ethical and conflict-of-interest dilemmas; collective bargaining; and provincial oversight of municipal affairs.

Prerequisite: 

At least 1.0 credit at the B-level in ONE of the following: City Studies or Human Geography or Economics for Management Studies or Management or Political Science or Sociology

Enrolment Limits: 
60
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences