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POLI 140C - 01   Latin American Politics

2017 Summer Quarter

Class Details

Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
71070
Type
Lecture
Credits
5 units
General Education
E
Status
Open
Available Seats
23
Enrollment Capacity
40
Enrolled
17
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

Overview of major approaches to the study of Latin American politics. Introductory survey of historical and contemporary democratic populist, authoritarian, and revolutionary regimes. Special attention is given to region's recent transitions toward democratic rule, market-based economic models, and decentralized governance. Evaluates institutional arrangements (including presidentialism, electoral rules and party systems), as well as a variety of social movements and strategies of resistance among subaltern social groups and classes.

Enrollment Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Prerequisites waived for non-UCSC students.

Class Notes

In summer, enrollment restrictions are lifted for all students.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
TuTh 01:00PM-04:30PM Soc Sci 2 167 Wilson,M.S. 07/31/17 - 09/01/17
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