POLSCI 347 - Politics and Society in Latin America
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
POLSCI 140 or upperclass standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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The central focus of this course for Fall 2009 will be to map out and to understand the dynamics of society and politics in this democratizing period which dates from the mid 1980s. Special attention will given to how and why military authoritarian regimes ended, to the history and dynamics of democratizing social movements and the struggle to protect and institutionalize rights, to to the process of democratization, to the varieties of democracies now visible in the region, and to ideas about the quality of democracy and how to measure it. Cases of particular interest this semester include Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Bolivia, and Nicaragua.

POLSCI 347 - Politics and Society in Latin America
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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texts also placed on library reserve 
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ISBN: 9781410218506
The Friendly Liquidation of th, Author: Donna Lee Van Cott, Publisher: Cambridge
ISBN: 9780822959434
Fujimori's Peru, Author: Catherine Conaghan, Publisher: Pittsburgh
ISBN: 9780822958963
Enforcing the Rule of Law, Author: Catalina Smulovitz and Enrique Perruzzoti, Publisher: Pittsburgh
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