PSC 237 Domestic Social Policy

Political Science Field: American Politics
Typically offered every year

Bruce Jacobs
Spring 2014 ("W" Optional) — MW 15:25-16:40

Course Syllabus

An examination of major policy issues at the federal level. The normative justifications for governmental actions are discussed as well as the limitations imposed by bureaucracy and the decision-making process. Governmental programs that affect the poor are examined in detail, with special attention paid to an assessment of their impact and alternatives now under consideration.

Bruce Jacobs
Fall 2012 ("W" Optional) — MW 15:25-16:40

Course Syllabus

An examination of major policy issues at the federal level. The normative justifications for governmental actions are discussed as well as the limitations imposed by bureaucracy and the decision-making process. Governmental programs that affect the poor are examined in detail, with special attention paid to an assessment of their impact and alternatives now under consideration.

Bruce Jacobs
Fall 2009 ("W" Optional) — MW 15:25-16:40

Course Syllabus

An examination of major policy issues at the federal level. The normative justifications for governmental actions are discussed as well as the limitations imposed by bureaucracy and the decision-making process. Governmental programs that affect the poor are examined in detail, with special attention paid to an assessment of their impact and alternatives now under consideration.