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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: LLS                                     Course Number: 261                                    
Course Title: Revolution and Social Change in Contemporary Latin America
Subject: Latin American and Latina/O Studies
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:   HIS 261
Start Date:    12/15/2009                         End Date: