PADMĀ 604. Comparative Public Institutions. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Applies a comparative methodology to explore theories and models of public institutions in the United States and in selected developed and developing countries. Focuses on administrative structures and practices, with emphasis on the relationship between administrative practice and cultural and political context. Institutions examined will be changed periodically to focus on interjurisdictional comparisons within the United States - at the local, state and federal levels - as well as among other countries and the United States.