POLITICS 347

Special Topic: American Politics and Public Policy


Description

Analyses the US political system and its governance, which is built upon the ideas of federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances. Explores 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.

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Availability 2022

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

POLITICS 347: 15 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations

Restrictions

POLITICS 218