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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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Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Literature In A World Context (LW) or Hispanic Studies (SP) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SP3088 Citizenship in Latin America A (Passed)
  • SP3088 Citizenship in Latin America A (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


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)..

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

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 second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the 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

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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