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LLS 4240  SOCIAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA (3 credits)

The course reviews the main social, economic, and political forces that have shaped Latin American societies, and the sociological theories used to understand Latin American development and underdevelopment. Race, ethnicity, gender and class in Latin America, as well as the region's position in the global economy are examined. (Cross-listed with SOC 8246, SOC 4240, LLS 8246).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Must have taken at least one social science course as well as a different LLS course, junior standing or above, or permission of the instructor.

Distribution: Global Diversity General Education course