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2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLSC 425 - Politics of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

2022-2023 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
Examines the profound changes (political,economic, and social) which are presently shaking and transforming these nations.Examines the various routes (military, authoritarian, civil-democratic, capitalistic, Marxist, revolutionary) to modernization undertaken by several of the Latin American nations north of South America, and assesses the implications of the choices for these nations and for U.S. foreign policy. Emphasizes the overwhelming role of the U.S. in this part of the world, the dependency relationship that this implies, and the response of the U.S. to accelerating revolutionary pressures. Also examines Latin American political economy and economic development. 

Prerequisite(s): PLSC 120   or permission of the instructor.
Offered: Not on a Regular Basis
Program Attribute: PCMP

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