Course offers brief historical overview of Southern Cone nations Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay and then moves to in-depth study of political and economic institutions. Themes include bureaucratic authoritarianism, economic shocks, military rule and the return to democracy, regional integration, and globalization.
Satisfies a major requirement in Latin American Studies and Political Science
Satisfies a concentration requirement in International Studies
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Liberal Studies distribution requirement
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science requirement
Meets the Cultural Diversity requirement