Course Description

This course offers both a thematic and a practical introduction to the Canadian public policy-making process, beginning with the context in which ideas, institutions and interests inform public policy. With the use of a variety of contemporary social, economic and environment policy cases, the course examines the process by which public policy is formulated, implemented and evaluated - including its success rate. Lastly, the changing nature of, and contemporary challenges to, policy making are explored. (Formerly PPA 623).


Prerequisites: CPOG 100 or (POL 101 and POL 102) or CPPA 102 or CPPA 120
Antirequisite: POG 214

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