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Course Overview

This course asks what it means to be a citizen in Latin America (though with a focus on Mexico). It will combine history and ethnography. Citizenship is often described as rights-bearing membership in nation-states, and we will see that this has been important in Latin America, past and present. However, we will draw on a variety of readings, including the lecturer's own ethnography, to see that there has been more to citizenship than this.,

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No

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Course Description

This course focuses on the principles and practices of citizenship across Latin America (though with a focus on Mexico)..

Further Information & Notes

This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with SP3088 (Citizenship in Latin America A)..

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Two essays (40% each) and in-course assessment (20%) (consisting of 10% student-led discussion and 10% individual oral presentation).

Resit: Two essays (50% each).

Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes


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