PSC380.27 Indigenous Politics in Latin America

Taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Católica and may not be offered every semester. This course covers a wide range of topics related to ethnic politics in Latin America, focusing on the main theoretical and empirical debates on the political participation of Latin American indigenous peoples. Thus you will learn about topics that include political participation of indigenous peoples, domestic and international ethnic social mobilization, and the relationship between indigenous peoples and extractive industries.

After taking this course, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the most relevant theories and concepts in the study of ethnic diversity in Latin America.
  • Critically analyze the main theoretical and methodological trends in the politicization of identity in Latin America.
  • Express critical judgments based on the investigation of theories, empirical evidence, and methodology related to the emergence and politicization of indigenous identity in Latin America.

For matriculated Syracuse Political Science majors, students, this course may count toward the Race, Gender & Class or the Comparative Politics concentration.

(PUC #ICP0147)

Department: Political Science

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3