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300.712.02 FORMULATING POLICY: STRATEGIES AND SYSTEMS OF POLICYMAKING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
Description:

Presents the considerations, theories, activities and participants involved in the formulation of health and social policy. Examines the process of defining health and social problems, selecting and assessing policy options, and the role that various stakeholders have in the making of health and social policy. Through case studies, students learn how policy processes work, the role of politics, and how stakeholders external to policy processes such as researchers, advocates, and other public and private organizations help to shape policy decisions.

Learning Objective(s):


Methods of Assessment: written assignments, class participation and a short presentation
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
  • Thursday 9:00 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Enrollment Restriction: section restricted to 1st year MPP and MSPH/health policy HPM students
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

this section is restricted to HPM PhD students in HPP and MPH students in the health systems and policy concentration

For consent, contact: sfrattar@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail