Special Topics in Area Studies: Mexican Politics

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Semester: 
Instructor(s): 
Units: 
4
Number: 
149M
CCN: 
15763
Times: 
M-Th 8a-10a
Location: 
Hearst Annex A1
Course Description: 
This course will introduce students to modern Mexican politics, exploring historical, economic, and sociocultural factors which influence Mexican politics over the last several decades. Major themes that will be covered include democratization and the fall of single party rule, the presidential and federalist systems in place, government performance, threats to stability related to drug trafficking, and the political economy of Mexico, focusing on the implications of US-Mexico trade relations.
 
Course Instructor: Tara Buss
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