INTS 273: Government and Politics of Latin America
Degree Requirements: F8 F9
An introduction to Latin American politics. Military rule, human rights, democratization, populism, and the politics of gender, class, and
ethnicity are examined in relation to specific countries in the region. The course then explores the political dimensions of development,
poverty, and inequality. Emphasis is placed on the most important conceptual and theoretical frameworks used to understand politics and
governance in Latin America.