Take Home Final
The Industrialization by Substitution of Imports (ISI) economic model was widely
implemented in Latin America starting in the 1940s. Latin America always existed as the
provider in the international economy, and so it was very
Introduction to and Early History of Latin America.
What is Latin America?
Not a well-established geographical area.
Spaniard and Portuguese colonization.
Patterns of central American countries differ from southern
Patterns of colonization follow cues
W. Bolewski, Diplomatic Processes and Cultural Variations.
Current public discussions concentrate exclusively on the existence of cultural
commonalities and universal values all cultures share, but determining likeness
among cultures should be secondary t
POLI 312, Cultural Differences Shaping
E. Hall: Beyond Culture, first scholar to acknowledge culture and
behaviour of people in different contexts.
Low Context: Rules are very strict, people know what they are supposed
Increasing political closure and crisis 60s-70s
Democratization early 90s
Increasing divergence 90s-present
Youngs six historical phases
-Shift towards authoritarianism
Decolonization and state building 50s-70s
Time of Optimism and high expectations for independence
Implied and expansionary and active state with an ambitious agenda
Idea that the state should be active, prevalence of t