PSC 325 Politics of Latin America and the Caribbean Basin
An introduction to the politics of Latin America and the Caribbean Basin. Special attention will be given to political and economic development of the region, as well as to the unique role that the United States has played in this process. We will also examine the crucial impact that developments in this region have on domestic politics in the United States, especially with respect to such important issues as immigration and regional trade. May be offered in conjunction with courses in the Department of Modern Languages and cross-listed with studies of Hispanic language and culture. Counts as an advanced course in comparative politics. This course will not be offered in 2011-2012.
Prerequisite: Political Science 122 or permission of the instructor.