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GRAD > PAF G > 619

WPPP: Contemporary American Public Policy Issues

Fall seminar in Program for Women in Politics and Public Policy. This course provides an overview of the policy-making process and electoral politics, then examines several central public policy issues of contemporary concern, including homelessness and poverty, health, and environmental issues. Readings from the disciplines of sociology and political science analyze how public policy is shaped both by internal processes of government and by interest-group dynamics.

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