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SOCY 1036 Introduction to Latin American Societies (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce students to sociology while exploring Latin American societies. The course will start with a general presentation of both sociology and Latin America. We will discuss what sociology is, and the different ways of studying societies. We will take some time to study the birth of modern Latin American nations. Relying on this historical background, we will explore Latin American societies through sociological concepts such as race, gender, social violence, religion, sports, and culture. Finally, we will pay attention to U.S.-LA relations and the fact of Latino people living in the United States.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Gustavo Morello

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17