Units of Study

SPAN2615 - Indigenous Movements in Latin America

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Luis Fernando Angosto Ferrandez

Description

This course provides an introduction to Latin American politics through an interdisciplinary approach to studying indigenous movements, pivotal actors in the shaping of contemporary conceptions of democracy, citizenship and statecraft in the continent. Students will examine these social movements from anthropological, historical and political science perspectives. They will gain an insight into cultural diversity of Latin American societies and acquire analytical tools for studying and understanding a wide variety of topics associated with political structure and agency in the continent.

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1000wd group seminar presentation (30%), 1x1000wd assignment (20%), tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points from Table A

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