Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

PO318
The Reality of Democracy in Latin America
0.5 Credit

This course examines challenges of building democracy in a region where the political, economic and social legacies of the colonial period and 19th century continue to have their effect. It explores how highly inequitable social structures and patterns of economic growth have provoked acute and violent conflicts in the past, and continue to do so today.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Registration status: Year 3 or Year 4, or permission of the department. (PO220 and PO221 recommended but not required.)
Notes
3 lecture hours