PPG1000-2 Week 11
… agenda for PPG1000, section 2, 23 November 2016.
(Syllabus topic: From Government to Governance)
1 – Introductory comments on Assignments
- Preferred filename format: Lastname_Firstname_Assignment2.docx
- Normal margins, paginate, Word
- Late penalty clarification: “3% first day, 1% per day thereafter, including weekends” applies to mark for assignment (not to mark for full course)
- Meetings to discuss Assignment 2 paper and thoughts on Assignments 3 and 4
2 – Presentation on the core concepts in Modernizing Government
- recall from last week: Competing Values in Governance and Institutions
3 – Seminar discussion
- Introductory reflections (by Leanna, Mavis and Sarah)
- Student insights from the readings, particularly:
- Grace Skogstad (2003), Political Authority and Legitimacy in Canada
- Peter Aucoin (2008), New Public Management and New Public Governance
4 – Review of topics in PPG1000 – Reflection on key insights (5-10 minutes per topic)
- The Study of Governance and Institutions (by Alex, Ben, and Mike)
- Constitutional Framework (by Ian and Lina)
- Democratic Reform (by Abraham and James)
- Machinery of Government (by Kristen and Nabeel)
- Institutional Dynamics within Government (by Eva and Nick)
- Federalism (by Bonnie and Macrina)
- Municipal Governance (by Caleb and Kelly)
- Indigenous Governance (by Blake and Leah)
- Courts, Tribunals, and Commissions (by Kayla and Kevin)
5 – Other matters on last class in C360
- Look at all the concepts and terms that you have (or will have) learned – Governance and Institutions
- Connecting the dots between Institutions and Economics
- Recommended (!) holiday viewing: Atlas109 Leadership and Communication
- Opportunity to meet with INAC’s Anne Scotton, noon, Monday 5 December – please email email@example.com if interested
6 – Next week: Plenary Session – Op-Ed Writing and Judging Canada’s Institutions (2 pm, CG160)
- Op-Ed Concepts and Techniques:
- World Bank. 2006. A Decade of Measuring the Quality of Governance. Worldwide Governance Indicators project. Washington, DC: World Bank Institute. 20 pp.
- World Bank. 2014. Country Data Report for Canada, 1996-2013. Worldwide Governance Indicators project. Washington, DC: World Bank Institute. 7 pp.
- Banting, Keith, and John Myles. 2013. “Introduction: Inequality and the Fading of Redistributive Politics,” in Inequality and the Fading of Redistributive Politics, eds. Keith Banting and John Myles, pp. 1-39. Vancouver: UBC Press.
- Heath, Joseph. 2015. “The Forever Campaign: Have Our Politicians Killed Democracy by Being Too Good at Politics?” Ottawa Citizen, August 7.
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