soc337 | undergraduate
Contemporary Latin American Society
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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