Theory and Practice: People, Places and Policy Cases


Talks by Congress members, legislative staff members, interest group leaders, journalists, and other members of the public policy community in Washington. Visits to government buildings, historical sites, and other policy-rich attractions in the nation's capital. Discussion and written assignments require analysis and linkages between 'real world' of policy practice and theories and concepts from political science and public policy studies. Offered through the Duke in DC program.

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Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • PUBPOL 217SA
Typically Offered
Spring Only