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2018 Spring London
AMS 5200/Lecture/A - Power in the Americas | Credits 3.00
This course aims to look at how the Latin American region was shaped by and in turn helped shape the contours of the contemporary global order. It has three main inter-related objectives. The first seeks to understand what role the ‘invention’ of Latin America has had on the development of modernity, particularly in the North Atlantic region, but more generally at a global level. This will involve specifically looking at the emergence of European colonialism as implemented in the Latin American region, its role in the formation of modern capitalism and the resulting social impact this has had in indigenous and colonisers alike, particularly with regard to issues of social inequalities of class, race and gender. The second objective will involve looking at the nature of power structures within the region and how these have manifested themselves at an economic, political, and social level. Finally, the course will seek to assess Latin America’s role in the contemporary global context, paying particular attention to the implementation of and responses to neoliberal globalization within the region and what these experiences can offer our own societies in terms of seeking alternatives to dominant economic, political and social models.

Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Dr. Christopher Wylde
Duration 1/15/2018 - 4/20/2018
Schedule THUR  12:00 PM - 1:20 PM;  Kensington, Asa Briggs Hall, Room B216
TUE  12:00 PM - 1:20 PM;  Kensington, Asa Briggs Hall, Room B216
Prerequisites DEV 4100 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 2.33> or ECN 4100 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 2.33> or HST 4100 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 2.33> or INR 4100 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 2.33> or PLT 4100 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 2.33>
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Credit
Class 25 Seats | 11 Remaining
Open (Minimum Met)

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Richmond University250
Department  Com Art Soc Sci257