11.007 Resolving Public Disputes (MIT)
11.007 Resolving Public Disputes (MIT) course is an introduction to real-world dynamics of public policy controversies. Topics to be considered include national, state, and local policy disputes, such as smoking, hazardous waste, abortion, gun control, and education. Using a case study approach, students study whether and how those disputes get resolved. Students conduct debates and simulations in addition to writing a series of short essays.
- Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Language: English
- Author: Layzer, Judith
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- Tags: public policy, policymaking, law, legislature, social problems, power and wealth, problem solving, direct democracy, consensus building, regulatory negotiation, politics, political writing,
- Course Publishing Date: Oct 13, 2005