Policy Making in Practice
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POLS 036. Policy Making in Practice


What does the policymaking process look like from the view of practitioners?  This class focuses on putting students in the position of different political actors - from legislative staffers to issue advocates, to bureaucrats and more - in order to gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of how preferences become policy.  Skills to be developed include strategic analysis, writing for internal and external audiences, negotiation strategy, and briefing presentations.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Spring 2018. Dobbs.
Catalog chapter: Political Science 
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science


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