Taubman College

Course List

Term Fall 2010
Class UP 654
Class Title Concepts and Techniques of Community Participation
Description This course examines concepts and techniques of citizen participation in public policy, planning, and administration. It analyzes the political economy of participation; selected strategies and skills; and new and emergent techniques to involve people in decisions from neighborhood to nation. Emphasis is placed on promoting participation of economically disadvantaged people, African-Americans, women, and other groups in multicultural communities. Course responsibilities include critical analysis of recent research and practice, experiential exercises, and in-depth student-selected study of participation in an actual organization or community in the field.
Prereq SW 560 or permission of instructor
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective Yes
Meets F 9:00am-12:00noon 2302 SEB
Credits 3
Faculty Richards-Schuster
Syllabus not available