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279.203 Law, Government and Social Policy (15 credits)
An introduction to law, politics and the role of government in a democratic society. Examination of the constitutional framework of government in New Zealand and focus on the part played in public policy processes by the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government. A number of specific statutes are studied as examples of the outcomes of legislative processes.
279.101 or 179.101 or 200.162 (179.102 to 2009)
General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level.
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