Please note: Courses marked with "[PR]" in the "Cat. No./Title" column have prerequisites or permission requirements that must be met before enrolling; for details, see course description by clicking on the course title.
|Spring 2015 registration is closed.|
|PAFG619 WPPP: Contemporary American Public Policy Issues||A Bookman||Jan 29 - May 7||W-2-158|
Wheatley Hall - 2nd Floor - Room 158
|Th||6:00 - 8:30p||3||6965||$1600|
Description for PAFG619:
Fall seminar in Program for Women in Politics and Public Policy. This course provides an overview of the policy-making process and electoral politics, then examines several central public policy issues of contemporary concern, including homelessness and poverty, health, and environmental issues. Readings from the disciplines of sociology and political science analyze how public policy is shaped both by internal processes of government and by interest-group dynamics.
|PAFG624 WPPP: Spring Internship||C Kelleher, E Stone||Jan 28 - May 13||Q-3-008|
Quinn Hall - 3rd Floor - Room 008
|W||6:00 - 8:30p||3||2282||$1600|
Description for PAFG624:
The internship placement begun in the fall is completed and evaluated. Students in the WPPP Certificate Program prepare and present a paper integrating the theoretical knowledge and practical skills based on their internship.
|PAFG629 Leadership and Organizations: Gender, Power and Authority||T Wallach||Jan 27 - May 12||M-3-130|
McCormack Hall - 3rd Floor - Room 130
|Tu||6:00 - 8:30p||3||7337||$1600|
Description for PAFG629:
This course offers students the opportunity to develop an in depth understanding of authority, leadership, and organizational dynamics, and to learn about their own behavior in groups. We will also be looking at organizations from both feminist and systems psychodynamics perspectives. We will unpack terms such as authority, power, leadership, boundaries, role and task to deepen students’ understanding of their own experiences in groups, organizations and communities. The impact of social identity (gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, age, etc.) on how roles are taken up or allowed to be taken up, in groups and organizations will also be explored.