PolSci 397: Indigenous struggle in Latin America

Academic Year:
Fall 2013
Day and Time:
Tues/Thurs, 4:00-5:15 pm

This course is an introduction to the contemporary indigenous struggle in Latin America. We will examine the history and politics of this struggle as well as deal with theoretical issues and conflicts raised by indigenous reforms and activism. Course also looks at case studies of indigenous activism, including: the Zapatistas, indigenous movements in Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Guatemala, and struggles by Amazonian groups against petroleum corporations.

Percentage of Latin American, Caribbean, or Latino Content: