Public administration

Course Code :1200PSWBSK
Study domain:Political Sciences
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Wouter Van Dooren

3. Course contents *

In this course we study how the apparatus of government is organized, which role it fulfils in society and how politicans together with bureaucracies govern society. The following topics are discussed/ What is the difference between the public and private sphere?  What are the major trend in public sector organisation? What are our main institutions? How can government regulate society? How does politics and administration cooperate? And, what is good governance?