Course: Security Policy Analysis I

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This course introduces students to security policy analysis. It aims to provide an understanding of the policy cycle (from design to evaluation, including implementation), diagnosing and defining public problems, as well as dealing with the stakeholders involved and putting emphasis on specific security policies.


Week 1 – Diagnosing and defining public problems

Week 2 – Surveillance and policing

Week 3 – Surveillance, discrimination and gender

Week 4 – The policy cycle: design, implementation, evaluation and indicators

Week 5 – Stakeholders: media and civil society

Week 6 – Impact, effectiveness and legitimacy

Week 7 – Public security systems: training, structures, deployment, functions, objectives

Hours of dedication

5 hours a week. Total amount of hours: 35

Aimed at

Professionals and researchers with expertise and skills geared towards developing security strategies in a broad sense and from several perspectives.