POLS 057. Latin American Politics (CP)

This course examines major topics in Latin American politics from the 20th century to the present, with particular emphasis on Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Venezuela. These topics include the rise and fall of democracies and dictatorships, the spread of neoliberal economic models, the expansion of social policy and anti-poverty programs, the difficulties of combatting corruption, the problem of violence and its relationship to the drug trade, and the recent ascendance of the left.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for LALS, GLBL-Paired
Fall 2023. Handlin.
Catalog chapter: Political Science  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science

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