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HIST 253 History of Public Policy

HIST 253  History of Public Policy  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the history of social welfare and public policy in Western Europe and North America. Topics include health care and public assistance; employment, pension and education policy; economic and urban planning. A major theme of the course is the emergence and development of civil, political, economic and social 'rights'.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above. Exclusion HIST 213.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science