[POLS 272] Nation, Race, Democracy, and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean


A comparative study of the political systems of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Reviews topics such as the consolidation of democracy, weakness of the party system, presidentialism, populism, patrimonialism, good governance, sustainable development, civil-military relations, the politics of identity [gender, race, ethnicity], religion, and the diversity of political histories, cultures, and traditions. This course fulfills a requirement for the Latin American and Caribbean studies minor.

Course Title

Nation, Race, Democracy, and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Course Code

POLS 272

Units

1

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

Frequency

Offered odd years, spring semester.
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