School of Social and Cultural Studies

This information is for the 2016 academic year. See information for SPOL 302 in 2015.

SPOL-302 – Governance: NGOs, the State, and Civil Society

Points:20Prerequisites:40 pts from SPOL 200-299
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:None

In recent decades the New Zealand 'welfare state' has undergone dramatic transformation. This course explores social policy in relationship to collaborative governance and civil society in New Zealand and internationally. The first half of the course will explore the theoretical foundations of governance and civil society, particularly the increasing reliance on NGOs. The second half of the course will engage in critical discussion of case studies and provide the opportunity to practice various methods of collaborative governance. 100% internal assessment.

Set Text:
Student notes available from Student Notes Distribution Centre, Student Union Building, approx. $15

This course is not currently being offered.

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.