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21F.084J: Introduction to Latin American Studies

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Interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary Latin America, drawing on films, literature, press accounts, and scholarly research. Topics include economic development, ethnic and racial identity, religion, corruption, democracy, transitional justice, and the rule of law. Examples draw on a range of countries, especially Mexico, Chile, and Brazil. Terms taught by Professor Nobles will cover the English-speaking Caribbean; terms taught by Professor Lawson will focus more on Mexico. Requirements include class presentations and written essays.

Units: 3-0-9(U)

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Same As  17.55J, 21A.130J

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