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Indigenous Movements in Latin America - SPAN2615

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x2500wd Essay (45%), 1x700wd group Seminar presentation (20%), 1x1200wd annotated bibliography (35%)

Pre-requisites

12 Junior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies or Anthropology or Sociology, American Studies or Indigenous Studies

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Spanish and Latin American Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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