American Politics and Public Policy
Explores American politics and policy. Analyses the US political system and its governance, including the ideas of federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances. Examines the country’s development, its legal and policy-making system, the dynamics between the various actors, and the struggle for power and policy. Covers political parties, participation, interest groups, social movements, media, campaigns and elections.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Coordinator(s) Dr Maria Armoudian
Coursework and exam
POLITICS 218: 15 points
30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights