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Governing Instruments POL 456 (4)

Examines and compares the various means at the disposal of government for implementing policy options, including regulation, the creation or privatization of public enterprises, the delivery or contracting out of services, taxation and tax expenditures, and any other administrative or legislative processes that governments in Canada and/or in similar countries have used to manage the economy or effect social change. Prerequisite: Eight upper division units in political science or permission of the department. Students with credit for POL 355 prior to September 2008 may not take this course for further credit.