LAS 355: The Politics of Latin America from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

This class will introduce students to contemporary politics in Latin America from an interdisciplinary perspective.  We will examine the modern history of politics in Latin America, paying close attention to social movements, resistance to hegemony, democratic trends and the influence of U.S. foreign policy.  We will conclude the course by looking at the current political environment and trends in the near future.  Students are expected to attend class, participate in discussion, and complete a final paper and presentation.

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