SOCI 6980 Brazilian Society: Beyond Beaches, Bikinis, and Barracas

The objective of this course is to provide student with analytical categories for understanding different aspects of Brazilian society. Student will be challenged to go beyond readings and to place what they are learning with in the context of U.S. society. There is much about Brazil that will be not covered in this course, student are expected to bring their own interests and knowledge into discussions. Our sub-theme is Brazilian society and globalization.