2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 325 - State and Local Government


An analysis of factors influencing state and local governments as political systems through an examination of intergovernmental relations; the interdependent roles of governors, legislatures, and courts in policy-making and implementation; the organization, functions, and jurisdiction of local governments; and the interaction of political parties and interest groups with formal governmental institutions and processes. The course highlights socioeconomic and political trends leading to change in state and local governments, with an emphasis on state and local governments in New York State.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Offered in Alternate Years