Policy Relationships of State and Local Government

MPP 682

(3 units)

This is a study of state and local governments in the United States and the public policy debate which seeks to define their relationship in the 21st century. Emphasis is on the role of states and localities in the American political system, state policy making, and the government of urban areas. Special attention is given to reengineering and entrepreneurship, privatization, and other current local policy themes.