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
8.0 credits, including at least 1.5 credits at the B-level from City Studies, Human Geography, Economics for Management Studies, Management, Political Science, or Sociology.
Enrolment Limits
60
Breadth Requirements
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Course Experience
Partnership-Based Experience