This course will examine the processes, actors and influences involved in making public policy and will consider where power lies in the policy process. Interest groups pressure governments to influence policy but some . Some are more powerful than others. Business is a powerful but divided actor. Governments have to balance competing demands and weigh electoral influences. Global forces and international organisations are playing a growing role in policy formation. The focus of the course is on Australian, domestic and foreign policy, comparative policy and international policy making.
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- Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
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- Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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