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Introduction to Environmental Policy

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EVR 2861 

 

January 8-14
Understanding Environmental Policy
January 15-21
A Framework for Understanding Environmental Policy Issues
January 22-28
A Framework for Analyzing Public Policies: Practical Guide
January 29 - February 4
Institutional Rational Choice (Elinor Ostrom)
February 5-11
Multiple Streams Approach
February 12-18
Social Construction & Policy Design
February 19-25
Case Study 1: Traffic Congestion in NYC
February 26 - March 4
Case Study 2: The Case of E-Waste

Spring Break

Week of March 5 - 11

March 12 - 18
Case Study 3: Hydrofracking
March 19-25
Case Study 4: Global Climate Change
March 26 - April 1
Deconstructing Federalism - Introduction to the U.S. Legal system
April 2-8
Deconstructing Federalism - Case Study 5: Cigarette Butts and Hazardous Cigarette Waste
April 9-15
Deconstructing Federalism - Case Study 6: Canada as a Model for Environmental Policy

 

Comprehensive Exam Distributed (Linked Here as an HTML file, as a Word Document and Here as PDF)

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April 16-22
Deconstructing Federalism - Case Study 7: The GATT Tuna Decision Controversy
April 23-27
Competency Exam Due by 5 pm April 27 and No Later.