Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PA 412U Civic Engagement: The Role of Governing Institutions

This course develops understanding of how local governments carry out their governance responsibilities and the roles they play within the larger scheme of the American democratic system. The goal is to assess how the structures and processes of local governments affect opportunities for democratic accountability, citizen participation, the development of civic capacity, citizenship and civic leadership.




Prerequisites: PA 311 or PA 312.
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