May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

HIST 586 - Inequality in Latin America


Exploration of the persistent gap between rich and poor in Latin America and the poverty of Latin America relative to the developed world. Inquiry into the challenges faced by Latin American countries in addressing poverty and inequality, including the legacy of colonialism, opportunities and limitations of the 19th century export booms, industrialization and urbanization in the 20th century, and distribution of burdens and benefits in Latin America society, polity, and economy.

Credits: 3