SOCI 694 Political Sociology of Latin America

This course examines theories of the bases and distribution of power in Latin America. Topics include the role of elites and domestic class coalitions in state formation and regime transitions, the role of civil society -labor, popular associations, political parties-in democratization, and the role of culture, including religion, in political life.

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