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