HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA

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DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE POLITICHE, SOCIALI E DELLA COMUNICAZIONE
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2013/2014



YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2008
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
540LESSONS
Objectives
THE DISCIPLINE HAS AS ITS OBJECTIVE THE STUDY OF LATIN AMERICAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY HISTORY AND ITS INSTITUTIONS. IT WILL GIVE PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO CONTEMPORARY INSTITUTIONS, THE INTERAMERICAN RELATIONS, THE PROCESSES OF INTEGRATION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: DEVELOP A SUFFICIENT KNOWLEDGE OF CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: DEVELOP A SUFFICIENT DEGREE OF AUTONOMY, WHICH ALLOWS TO UNDERSTAND AND ARGUE ON POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND CULTURAL ISSUES.
MAKING JUDGMENTS: DEVELOP A STRONG INCLINATION TO THE INDEPENDENT STUDY OF POLITICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, DEMONSTRATING THAT IT HAS ACQUIRED A MATURE ATTITUDE TO STUDY.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: ABILITY TO CRITICALLY ILLUSTRATE, WITH ADEQUATE COMMAND OF THE LANGUAGE, THE HISTORICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES, ANALYZED DURING THE COURSE.
LEARNING SKILLS: DEVELOP A SUFFICIENT KNOWLEDGE OF LATIN AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY HISTORY.
Prerequisites
NO PREREQUISITE REQUIRED.
Contents
THE COURSE HAS AS ITS PURPOSE THE STUDY OF THE LATIN AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY HISTORY, AND ESPECIALLY THE EVENTS THAT HAVE CHARACTERIZED COUNTRIES LIKE VENEZUELA. IN THIS CONTEXT WE WILL CONSIDER THE SO-CALLED "BOLIVARIAN REVOLUTION" AND THE EFFECTS IT HAS HAD IN THE ENTIRE SUBCONTINENT.
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE CONSISTS OF 40 TEACHING HOURS. THE FREQUENCY, NOT MANDATORY, IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
Verification of learning
ONE ORAL EXAM.
Texts
A. SCOCOZZA, “1898-1914 LA QUARTA ETÀ: L’IMPERIALISMO ED IL SECOLO BREVE”, IN LATINOAMERICA Nº 68, MASSARI EDITORE, ROMA, 1998, PP. 85-105.
A. SCOCOZZA, G. PALMISCIANO, FRATELLI DI… CHÁVEZ. LA RIVOLUZIONE BOLIVARIANA. DIECI ANNI DI RIVOLUZIONE BOLIVARIANA NELLA PUBBLICISTICA ITALIANA (1999-2009), FIRENZE, LE CÀRITI, 2011.
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