Socioeconomic and Political Context

… one of the core Subjects in Public Management

Subject description

This public management subject, within the Institutions and Context domain, examines the different ways in which the processes and frameworks of public policy should be evaluated in light of the social, economic and political contexts in which they are developed. Some of the topics examined within this subject are the relationship between public values and expectations of public policy, and the impact of cultural diversity and demographic change on policy development. These courses may also provide an introduction to social policy and examine different ways social programs are structured in Canada and in other jurisdictions around the world.

Readings and concept comprehension questions associated with this subject can be found at Atlas105 Social, Environmental, and Global Context.

Core normed topics
The Study of the Socioeconomic Context for Politics and Policy

Income Inequality and Poverty

Education and Labour Markets

Immigration and Integration

Gender Inequality

Indigenous Peoples

Core concepts [INCOMPLETE]
The Study of the Socioeconomic Context for Politics and Policy

Capitalism

Conservatism

Elites

Evolutionary Psychology

Feminism

Humanities

Income Distribution

Liberalism

Marxism

Middle Class

Neoliberalism

Patriarchy

Political Correctness

Populism

Post Modernism

Poverty

Privilege

Secularism

Social Anthropology

Social Class

Social Policy

Social Psychology

Social Science

Social Work

Socialism

Sociology

Theology

Income Inequality and Poverty

TO COME

Education and Labour Markets

TO COME

Immigration and Integration

TO COME

Gender Inequality

Affirmative Action

Diversity and Equality

Gender Differences at the Top

Gender Differences in Competitiveness

Gender Differences in Criminality

Gender Differences in Earnings (Gender Wage Gap)

Gender Differences in Health

Gender Differences in Personality

Gender Differences in Self-Esteem

Gender Differences in the Brain

Gender Differences in Variability

Women’s Rights and Men’s Rights Movements

Indigenous Peoples

Aboriginal Peoples

Indigenization

Indigenous Peoples – A Guide to Terminology

Indigenous Rights

Non-Status Indians

Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

Additional concepts [Links to Old Atlas]
Absolute Inequality

Demographics

Digital Divide

Discouraged Searchers

Distributive-Redistributive Policies

Employment Insurance (EI)

Employment Rate

Frictional Unemployment

Generational Income Mobility

Gini Coefficient

Human Development Index (HDI)

Identity Groups

Illiteracy

Income Inequality

Inequality

Intra-Generational Mobility

Labour Migration

Partial-coverage Program

Pluralism

Pluralist State

Poverty

Quality of Life (QoL) Indicators

Rights Talk

Social Capital

Social Diversity Thesis

Social Fragmentation

Social Indicators

Social Mobility

Stratification

The Crown’s Fiduciary Relationship with Aboriginal Peoples

Wage Subsidy

Welfare Regimes

Welfare State

Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified 3 June 2017.

Image: MaleWitch in Greater Good at http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/you_cant_buy_empathy, accessed 10 December 2015.