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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 07, 2015
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POL 4183A - Politics of Latin America
This course analyzes some of the major political dilemmas faced by the Latin American countries, as well as the variety of policy responses to these dilemmas. The course will cover political development problems confronting Latin America and will examine the nature of the international political system that structures the political development process. Within this context, the variety of politico- economic development models operating in Latin America will be discussed. The course examines the specific features that affect political development in Latin America, such as colonialism, poverty, dependency, particular patterns of social stratification, rural-urban dichotomies, militarism, and instability. The course will also assess future development prospects for Latin America.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Social Sciences Division
Political Science Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts


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