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Spring 2011-2012
* POL 367 / LAS 367 (SA)   No Audit

Latin American Politics

Deborah J. Yashar

The course analyzes twentieth century Latin America. The course maintains a thematic focus - presenting competing theoretical arguments about democracy and development in the region. The readings and lectures evaluate these arguments in the context of six cases: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Approximately 150-200 pages of reading a week; 2 papers; 1 take-home final.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other information:
This course is open to first year students.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42186 L01 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W   Robertson Hall   016   Enrolled:30 Limit:
P01 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   Bendheim Hall   215   Enrolled:10 Limit:13
P02 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Th   Corwin Hall   126   Enrolled:11 Limit:13
P03 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm Th   Friend Center   202   Enrolled:9 Limit:13