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POLS 337 Religion and Politics in Latin America 4 Credits

Indigenous and “imported” religious structures, the prominent role of the Catholic Church in Latin America, and the recent explosion of Protestant/ Pentecostal churches. Emphasis on the intersection of religious belief and power (i.e., gender, local politics, national development, etc.). Short papers integrate material with students’ knowledge of religious/political phenomena. Discussion groups analyze philosophical foundations of belief.
Prerequisites: (POLS 003 and POLS 336)
Attribute/Distribution: SS

American Studies


...Methods : POLS 402 Methods Of Policy Analysis ; POLS...305 Public History ; HIST 337 History and Community...