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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: HIS                                     Course Number: 261                                    
Course Title: Revolution and Social Change in Contemporary Latin America
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Analysis of political and socioeconomic development, emphasizing major approaches to social change in the 20th century. Topics covered are class structures, demographic patterns, economic dependence; democratic liberal reform; neoimperialism; the Mexican Revolution; the Cuban Revolution; and new trends of the last decade. A comparative, inter-American perspective, drawing on other relevant disciplines, is used.

Prerequisite: ENG 101. In addition: sophomore standing or above or permission of the section instructor.
  • This course is crosslisted as:   LLS 261 , PLH 261
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: