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Fall 2017
Oct 17, 2017
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DEVM 521 - Comparative Social Policy
The first half of the semester will be devoted to developing an understanding of the major programs that usually compose the "social policy" (mainly education, health, and welfare policy). The objectives of this part of the course are: (1) to obtain an understanding of the range of social programs; (2) to explore questions concerning the efficiency, effectiveness, equity, and promotion of human values of those programs; (3) to carry out an analysis concerning some problems of social policy. The second half of the course will be devoted to analyze in comparative fashion national cases of social policy. Three main cases will be studied: the United States, Canada, and selected countries of Latin America. 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Development Management Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Development Management & Polic

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