GRAD > PPOL-G > 752
Public Policy, Organizations, and Social Change
A wide ranging interdisciplinary literature has applied organizational theory to the study of a variety of policy arenas. In this course we will read classic statements of organizational theory along with examples from contemporary empirical research that apply the theories. These examples are drawn from an array of disciplines including sociology, political science, and public administration, and cover a variety of policy arenas including education, health, housing, drugs, and the environment.