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Undergraduate Record 2012-2013 
Undergraduate Record 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PLCP 4400 - Institutions and Democracy in Latin America

This course examines the causes and consequences of variation in democratic institutional structure in contemporary Latin America. We study how institutions such as presidentialism, electoral rules, federalism, party systems, and the legal system contribute to outcomes such as political instability, legislative representation, clientelism and corruption, citizen security, and overall support for democracy. Prerequisite: prior course in PLCP.

Credits: 3