GOV 370K • Public Policy Studies Seminar - W
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Course number may be repeated for credit when topics vary. Contains a substantial writing component and fulfills part of the basic education requirement in writing. The course begins by examining the policy process and providing an overview of policy goals, problems, and solutions. We will pay special attention to the policy of goals equity, efficiency, security, and liberty. The remainder of the course will be devoted to the public policy issues of Mexican Americans and Latinos. We will cover academic and popular articles on the English Only movement, Affirmative Action, Welfare reform, Electoral politics, Immigration, and the growing importance of Mexican American participation in these public policy debates at both the state and national levels. The course will examine both historical trends and comparisons with other ethnic groups (White Americans, African Americans, and Asian Americans).
Research Project/Policy Report : 60% Presentation: 20% Class Participation: 20%
Stone, Deborah. "Policy Paradox" Course Packet