Course: CAS 460. Research Seminar on Central American Political Issues (3)
Preparatory: Upper division standing; 6 units in Central American Studies, including CAS 201. The purpose of this seminar is to acquaint students with the techniques and practices of theoretical research. Students will develop and implement comparative research projects that explore in-depth some aspect of the Central American political experience. Variable content. Possible topics include Sandinismo in theory and practice, the role of the Catholic Church and the influence of Evangelical Protestantism in Central American communities, postwar democracy in Central America and political activism in Central American diaspora communities in California.