soc337 | undergraduate

Contemporary Latin American Society

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This course introduces the cultural perspectives of Latin America. Students will explore cultural geography, ethnicity, class and culture, gender, and challenges facing Latin America.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Identity

    • Explain the importance of history to the definition of Hispanic identity.
    • Debate the use of terms to identify Hispanics.
    • Explain the challenge of defining Hispanic identity using traditional concepts of race and ethnicity.

    Society

    • Describe how colonial institutions created lasting class inequalities in Latin America.
    • Analyze the relationships among economics, gender, ethnicity, and social class in developing political systems in Latin America.

    Religion

    • Identify attributes of contemporary Latin American Catholicism.
    • Describe African and indigenous religions’ influence on Latin American Catholicism.
    • Explain the spread of Protestantism in Latin America.

    Gender

    • Describe the relationship between gender constructs and state affairs in different periods of Latin American history.
    • Analyze the social implications of machismo and marianismo in contemporary Latin American society.
    • Predict how changing attitudes about gender and sexuality will affect Latin American society.

    Politics

    • Compare current Latin American political movements and their roots.
    • Explain the effects of military coups and juntas on Latin American politics.
    • Assess the effects of globalization on Latin America.
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