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Catalog 2018-19

PLS 225 - State And Local Government (3 credit hours)


Offered in Winter Term-Odd years only (3-0-0)
An examination of participatory democracy in Michigan at the state and local levels of government, with emphasis on constitutional foundations, and the roles of the media, political parties and interest groups in influencing public opinion, voting behavior and public policy. Interest group organizational models and operational processes are analyzed. Field experiences for this course may include state, county, township, city and village commissions, councils and boards.
GENERAL EDUCATION DISTRIBUTION AREA: Social Science
Master Syllabi: https://share.ncmich.edu/academics/master_syllabi