LATS 345 Spring 2015 Race in Latin American Politics (W)

Cross Listed as PSCI346
This course examines the political practice of racial identity in Latin America. It will consider how constructions of race and ethnicity in Latin America and the Caribbean shape notions of group identity and membership, and how notions of group identity affect political attitudes, participation, and mobilization. The course will also look at the effect of racial identity on candidate evaluation and voting preferences in a number of Latin American nations and across the Latino electorate in the United States.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: three 1-page paper evaluations; three 3-page reflective essays; a 12-page research proposal
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Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: if overenrolled, preference will be based on seniority
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Divisional Attributes: Division II,Writing Intensive
Other Attributes: INST Latin American Studies Electives,LATS Comparative Race + Ethnic Studies Electives,PSCI Comparative Politics Courses,PSCI Research Courses
Enrollment Limit: 14
Expected Enrollment: 12
Class Number: 3953
LATS 345 - 01 (S) SEM Race in Latin Amer Politics (W) Division 2: Social StudiesWriting Intensive Danilo A. Contreras
M 7:00 PM-9:40 PM Hollander 240 3953
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