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SOC 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, LLS 4240, LLS 8246).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SOC 1010 and junior standing or permission of instructor

Distribution: Global Diversity General Education course