Portland-State-University 2018-2019 Bulletin

PA 553 Sustainable Development Policy and Governance

Provides a foundation in sustainability-related policy design, policy analysis and governance approaches at multiple jurisdictional levels and in different cultural and social contexts. Explores challenges and opportunities related to developing policies and governance models that address the complex social, economic and environmental aspects of sustainability. Examines the role systems thinking plays in policy development and analysis in order to achieve integration across scales and sectors. Relevant topical issues serve as the focus for exploring how policy development and governance develops on the ground.


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