This course introduces students to the field of Comparative Public Administration and Comparative Public Policy. Focusing primarily on democratic states, it explores recent innovation in public administration and policy evolution and transformation within the context of the modern welfare state. It examines the institutions and political setting in six countries: Brazil, Germany, the UK, Japan, the United States, and Sweden, and addresses policy areas ranging from social welfare to environmental politics.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00