Course Details

Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: International Relations in Latin America
Course Number: POL 3450
Course Description: • This course will review the history of International Relations between the US and Latin America, highlighting the most important facts that mark the politics in the region for the current era. • To analyze tensions between sovereign rule and foreign hegemony, class struggle and oligarchical domination, the rise and fall of Imperialism and military interventions, corporate banking, national and foreign investments. Examples of diverse phases of economic systems, conservative ethnic and cultural resistance to change, as well as totalitarian, liberal and socialist revolutionary change. • From the historic background of human settlements in the Western Hemisphere, Pre-Columbian Tribal and Imperial societies, to the formation of modern Nation-States, and the complex International World Organizations. • Current events, the Cold War, the military dictatorships and other Latin American political phenomena, such as integration, migration, and their effects of the war on drugs, terror and US politics. The course will close with
Language: English
Approved Equivalent: GOVT 331
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