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DHP P293: Democracy and State Reform in Latin America

Course Description

This seminar examines how democratization and market reform have interacted to reshape the state and society in Latin America. The first part of the course provides an historical overview of these processes in ten Latin American countries: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, El Salvador, Bolivia, and Ecuador. The second part of the course addresses the region's ongoing struggles to deepen democracy in the areas of participation, citizenship, public security, accountability, decentralization, social policy, and civil rights.

Course faculty: Katrina Burgess
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2019

Faculty: Katrina Burgess
Room: Crowe Room (Goddard 310)
Day(s): Monday
Time: 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm

Final Exam

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