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POLI 2410 Latin American Politics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course is an introduction to politics in Latin America. We'll look at efforts of Latin Americans to create more inclusive, equitable, and rights-respecting democracies in a region long characterized by political instability, authoritarianism, and great inequalities in the distribution of wealth and power. While we'll examine the region as a whole, our focus will be on Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador, with a brief excusion to Mexico. No prior knowledge of Latin America is required for the course, which is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Jennie Purnell

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Class restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.


Last Updated: 07-Feb-18