Duke University
Sanford Institute of Public Policy

Department of Political Science

PPS114 / PS145
Political Analysis for Public Policy

Class Website Home 2002-2003

Instructor: Renan Levine

Syllabus, Fall 2002, Spring 2003

Duke's Blackboard (for the class website - login required)

News Analysis Webpage
The first assignment, the News Analysis Webpage, can be found here.

To complete the assignment, you should first read a short discussion by the instructor. (Word document)

Relevant readings also include:
Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman. “Judgment under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases.” Science, 1974, pp. 1124-1131. (on JStor)
Cialdini, Robert. Influence: Science and Practice. Ch. 2. (on e-reserve)

Stone, Deborah. Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making, 1997. Ch. 6 “Symbols.” (on e-reserve)
Baumgartner, Frank and Bryan D. Jones. Agendas and Instability in American Politics, 1993. Ch. 2. (required book)

S2003 Second Memos
Drafts of your second memo (without your name on it) should be found in the appropriate folder here: Section 1 or here, Section 2

Group Projects
Fall 2000, http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/courses/ps145.02/project/
Fall 2001, http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/courses/pps114-F01/project/
Fall 2002, click here
Spring 2003, click here

Duke Library Resources for PPS 114 can be found at: http://www.lib.duke.edu/reference/subjects/pubpol/PPS114.htm

Everyone will be happy if all pages are designed to be accessible to all browsers. There are a good set of guidelines here