POLI 607

Comparative Policy and Governance

Units: 1.5

Also: ADMN 605

The study of diverging governance practices and policy outcomes in different jurisdictions. Focus is on: policy determinants such as history, culture, institutions, and the economy; policy dynamics and processes such as agenda-setting and decision-making, networks and communities, and policy change; and policy styles and transfer, referring to the state's ability to design, coordinate, implement and learn from policy interventions. Students will review seminal studies and undertake a comparative policy project. Intended for doctoral candidates preparing for a comprehensive examination in the field.


Graduate course in the Political Science program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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