SOCI 690 Sociology of Development in Latin America

An examination of the transitions from premodern to modern, and from modern to post-modern economies and societies in Latin America. An inquiry into the causes and social effects of rapid modernizing social changes such as increases in urban residence, schooling, factory work, and mass media exposure.

pre-rec: SOCI 249 or LAST 101, and SOCI 322 or approval of instructor.