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LAS 241 - Latin American Social Movements


Throughout Latin America, social movements extend democratic participation far beyond the ballot box and transform political possibilities for those who had previously been excluded from power. In this course, we will examine how social movements convince national populations of their legitimacy, how they negotiate with and relate to national governments, and how they challenge the legitimacy of elected and unelected leaders.


Satisfies a major requirement in Latin American Studies.

Satisfies a minor requirement in Latin American Studies.

Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.

Satisfies the Cultural Diversity requirement.