Comparative Public Policy
This course introduces comparative perspectives on the politics and impact of public policy. The origins of public and social policy are explored, including the establishment of social programs, as well as common problems such as inflation, unemployment, aging, inequality, poverty, and health. This course also considers how socio-economic pressures and globalization have shaped public policy and social welfare. PREREQ: minimum 18 POLI credits or permission of the instructor. (sem 3) cr 3.