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Politics of Public Policy

An examination of the political causes and mechanisms that shape public policies, such as political parties, interest groups, policy legacies, and how they influence policy choices on challenging issues as well as account for cross-national differences.

POL SCI 4G06

Politics of Public Policy

Unit(s): 6.0 Level(s): IV Term(s): Full Year Offered?: Yes

An examination of the political causes and mechanisms that shape public policies, such as political parties, interest groups, policy legacies, and how they influence policy choices on challenging issues as well as account for cross-national differences.


Greg Flynn

Assistant Professor

Prerequisite(s): One course in Public Policy or Comparative Politics; and registration in Level IV Honours Political Science