POL326H1: The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

POL326Y1

This course explores the making of foreign policy in the U.S. through a detailed examination of the institutions of the U.S. government involved, as well as the forces acting upon them to shape policy. After exploring theoretical approaches to the subject, it examines the evolution of the constitutional context within which U.S. foreign policy has been articulated, the bureaucracies involved in shaping policy, the impact of elections, groups and the mass media.

Prerequisite
POL208H1/POL208Y1/POL209H5/POLB80H3
Exclusion
POL326Y1/POL327Y5
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)