The Study of the Socioeconomic Context for Politics and Policy
… a core topic in Socioeconomic and Political Context and Atlas105
This topic introduces students to the major fields of scholarship, schools of thought, and conceptual frameworks pertaining to the socioeconomic context for politics and policy.
Topic learning outcome
Upon completing this topic the student will recognize the existence of fields of scholarship, schools of thought, and conceptual frameworks pertinent to social policy and be familiar with the definitional concepts and terms listed below.
Core concepts associated with this topic [DRAFT]
Personal vs. Social Responsibility
Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement Challenges in Social Policy
Targeted vs. Universal Programs
Atlas resource pages relevant to this topic
OECD Advice on Socioeconomic Context
Open access readings for 8 hours of preparation
The Atlas pages for the concept entries noted above.
Recommended readings in MPP and MPA courses
Toronto PPG1005 The Social Context of Policy-Making
Concept comprehension questions
AQ105.01.01. Among statements a-d pertaining to the term XXX choose one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.
a. TO COME
b. TO COME
c. TO COME
d. TO COME
e. All of a-d are reasonably valid statements.
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Image: Lancaster University, at http://www.research.lancs.ac.uk/portal/en/people/harris-kaloudis(253520b7-d984-4b9c-8071-5d8844d73962).html, accessed 12 March 2017.