1) Import substitution industrialization (ISI) strategies played a key role in statebuilding. However, they also produced many of the chronic economic and
political problems that Latin America has faced since the 1960s. In what ways did
Populism is a distinct concept, the study of which adds value to the understanding of party politics
and has in recent years, captured significant attention from social scientists and political observers.
The term populism is widely associat
Term Paper Poli 332
Write your paper, start by thinking about what the argument you are going to make.
The first sentence should be this is the argument and then it should be developed from that
One way to develop your argument
Is X causes Y
Venezuela- Week 5
Populism is the belief in the power of the regular person, it is a popular mobilization of the masses, by a personalist
leader, who challenges the elites.
Historically populism is associated with ISI, as ISI is trying to encoura
Week 2 January 12th
Deeply embedded in any definition or form of democracy is a moral code. Democracy is a system with an ethical
contentStatements about good and bad, along with right and wrong, weave their way through any discussion of
Week 3 Jan 19-21
6 Periods of Political Change in Latin America
1. Colonial Era
A bloody Encounter, in 1492 100 million people lived in Latin America (the new world)
They had no experience with self-government or republican institutions
The experience exc
Week 4 January 26th and 28th
Defines the relationship between the rulers and the people being ruled.
State institutions outline the rules and incentives, the norms and values.
One of the key institutions in the constitution
POLI 332: Politics and Governments of Latin America!
July 6, 2015: Introduction!
Where is/What is Latin America?!
- Below USA, speaking Romantic languages!
- Former colonies of Iberian countries!
Why study Latin America? What do we learn about the i