POG 316 Social Policy

This course examines the politics of social policy in Canada. Beginning with an exploration of the origin and purpose of social policy, it then identifies and traces the actors and institutions that get a seat at the social policy table. Using examples that draw from a range of social policy fields including health and income support, this course will also offer comparative studies of social policy in relevant provincial and national jurisdictions. (Policy) Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: POG 214 or POG 314 or PPA 211 or PPA 623, Antirequisite: POL 220 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1




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