Course Descriptions

HS 472B — Policy to Action: Understanding Implementation

Provides students with frameworks of use for the study of the implementation of public policies. Considers the implementation process in the United States from a broad perspective, ranging from the context of legislation and the role of courts to how the role of street-level bureaucrats can be studied. Political science, organizational theory, and sociological perspectives are used to develop frameworks for understanding the process through which public policy is realized and how it has an impact on institutions and individuals. Usually offered every year.
Jeffrey Prottas