POLS 109. Comparative Politics: Latin America

A comparative study of the political economy of Mexico, Chile, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Colombia, El Salvador, and Cuba. Topics include the tensions between representative democracy, popular democracy, and market economies; the conditions for democracy and authoritarianism; the sources and impact of revolution; the political impact of neo-liberal economic policies and the economic impact of state intervention; and the role of the United States in the region.
Social sciences.
2 credits.
Eligible for LALS
Fall 2018. Sharpe.
Catalog chapter: Political Science  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science

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