Daniel F. Jacoby
Examines the changing arena of policy. Topics are relevant to current issues and may include the following: policy and gender; transportation policy in Puget Sound; policies of aging; and environmental policy.
SPRING 2005 - BPOLST 593, Public Policy and the Law (Class co-taught with BIS 415)
This class will emphasize the development of labor policy. Texts will examine legal labor history, the privatization of security, the quest for gender equity and contemporary union law.
In addition to other reserve reading the texts will likely include: Alice Kessler-Harris, In Pursuit of Equity (Oxford University Press, 2001) Jennifer Klein, For All these Rights (Princeton 2003) William Gould IV, A Primer on Labor Law4th Edition (MIT, 2005)
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
In addition to a midterm and final, graduate students will be expected to write a 10-15 page term paper.