This course provides an introduction to the study of public policy. The course will address theories of how policy is made and the influence of key actors and institutions. Topics include the policy cycle (agenda setting, policy information, decision making, implementation, and evaluation), policy durability and change, and globalization and policy making.
Areas of Focus: Public Policy, Comparative Politics, Canadian Government and Politics
[ POLB50Y3 or equivalent] or [1.5 credits at the B-level in CIT courses]