PSCI 243 - State and Local Government
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with the nature, function and structure of government at the state and local levels. The approach used in the course combines a structural and functional view of government. It also addresses different theoretical perspectives relative to state and local government. Some of the topics to be discussed include: the policy making environment, public policy making structures, political parties, interest groups, forms of local government and issues of contemporary public policy.
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