PSCI 346
Race in Latin American Politics Spring 2015
Division II Writing Skills
Cross-listed PSCI 346 / LATS 345
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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.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 14
Expected: 12
Class#: 3710
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: three 1-page paper evaluations; three 3-page reflective essays; a 12-page research proposal
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: if overenrolled, preference will be based on seniority
Distributions: Division II Writing Skills
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
PSCI 346 Division II LATS 345 Division II
Attributes: INST Latin American Studies Electives
LATS Comparative Race + Ethnic Studies Electives
PSCI Comparative Politics Courses
PSCI Research Courses

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