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SO267 – Development and Grassroots Resistance in Latin America: Theory into Practice
This course reviews the prevalent theories within the field of sociology of development leading to specific examination of neoliberal and post neoliberal development policy in Latin America. Following this inquiry, the course explores the emergence of grassroots resistance in the region in the context of an assessment of new social movement theory. The course includes a substantial field component in Latin America. (Not offered 2020-21).
Prerequisite: Any 100-level SO course; consent of instructor.