Schedule of Classes Course Description

Lehman College
Course Prefix: LAC                                     Course Number: 226                                    
Course Title: Contemporary Dominican Politics and Society
Subject: Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Dominican politics, economy, and society from the Trujillo Era to the present. The course will focus on the authoritarian legacy of the Trujillo dictatorship, electoral politics in the post-Trujillo period, and recurring trends of caudillismo, praetorianism, and personalism.

Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: