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The Americas: The North-South Divide

SOC 266
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 261, LAST 266
Certificates: International Relations

This course will analyze several critical issues that confront Latin America and the Caribbean since the post-cold war. Beginning with an evaluation of the global and political restructuring of the post-cold war new world order, the course will focus on the experiences of three countries in the Caribbean: Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba. We will consider the changes in U.S. foreign policy and their implications for socioeconomic and political changes in these countries. We will also consider the patterns and consequences of migration of Haitians to the Dominican Republic and the United States, and Dominican and Cuban migration to the United States.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC151 OR SOC152
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUL-16-2024
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