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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Spring 2010

LAS 337M • POLIT/ECO/SOCTY CONTEMP BRAZIL

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
40549 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
MEZ 1.120
HUNTER

Course Description

Wendy Hunter "Politics, Economy, and Society of Contemporary Brazil" I. Domestic Politics A. Oligarchic Politics B. The period of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) C. Mass Democracy (1945–1964) D. Military Rule (1964–1985) E. Return to Democracy (1985–present) II. Economic Development and Management A. Agrarian Economy (19th and early 20th centuries) B. State-led Industrialization C. Debt and Market Reform (1980s-present) D. Issues surrounding Amazonian Development III. Social Relations/Social Policy Issues A. Society Inequality B. Race Relations C. Criminality/Human Rights D. Soccer, Samba, and Other Sources of National Integration VI. Foreign Policy A. The Quest for International Power and Prestige B. Brazil in an Era of Globalization

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