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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Fall 2007

GOV 312L • Issues and Policies in American Government

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
39880 MWF
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
MEZ 1.306
Dietz

Course Description

1. T. H. Wonnacott and R. J. Wannacott. 1990. Introductory Statistics, 5th Ed. Wiley. (Or 4th Ed., Introductory Statistics for Buisness and Economics, 1990, which is the same as the 5th Ed.) 2. S. B. Green and N. J. Salkind, 2005. Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh: Analyzing and Understanding Data, 4th Ed. Prentice Hall.

Grading Policy

Attendance is strongly recommended and can make a clear difference at the end of the semester. Indeed, failure to attend class will lower your grade. On the other hand, active participation in class can raise your grade if you are borderline Grades are drawn from: 2 in-class exams Final Exam

Texts

Dinitto, Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy, 5th ed. (1999) Isbister, Promises Not Kept, 5th ed. (2001) Kozol, Rachel and Her Children (1998) Rodgers, American Poverty in a New Era of Reform (2000)

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