PSC 232 Controversies in Public Policy
Political Science Field: American Politics
Typically offered every other year
This course will consider a number of public policies over which there is much disagreement - mandating health insurance, the future of Social Security, how (or whether) to balance the federal budget, racial discrimination in employment, global warming, public financing of family planning, and the like. The purpose of the course is to arrive at an understanding of both sides of the issues so that they can be discussed intelligently.