Politics of Aging

POL273 (Liberal Arts) Politics of Aging 3 hrs. 3 crs. American public policy responses to increasingly urgent needs of older populations are examined and compared with results in other developed nations; special attention is given to practical problems faced by public administrators, policy makers, and the aged themselves, in achieving more satisfactory outcomes. Preq: 3 credits in Political Science or permission of the instructor. No prerequisites for students with majors in the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Not offered on a regular basis. Availability to be determined by the department.