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Global Public Policy

This course examines the dynamics of global-national interaction in a variety of policy areas drawn from areas like the welfare state, economic management, trade and investment, privatization, un/employment, migration, and health. Debates around the role of ideas, structures and institutions, and issues of policy continuity and change frame discussions around global governance, the re-focusing of the state, and its response to crises, including austerity policies and their alternatives.

POL SCI 705

Global Public Policy

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes

This course examines the dynamics of global-national interaction in a variety of policy areas drawn from areas like the welfare state, economic management, trade and investment, privatization, un/employment, migration, and health. Debates around the role of ideas, structures and institutions, and issues of policy continuity and change frame discussions around global governance, the re-focusing of the state, and its response to crises, including austerity policies and their alternatives.


Stephen McBride

Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Globalization