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POLITIdAL SIsm1EN 183 II, 1973-74 Syllabus
Ohaney Office Hours:
10:30 12 noon MIon.
5:30 6:30 pm. Tues.
and by appointment
IATIN AMERICA IN WORLD AFFAIRS
Designed to focus mainly on contemporary problems in Iatin American/
United States relations, the course also will note the hemisphere's
links to those oviet Bloc, Europe and nations of the Third World.,
"Policy Teans" Jill be formed to study in depth either contemporary
developments in Chile, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic jr
an isOVus arox., and the impact of those events upon US. policios.e'3ach
team will pIoduce a mock hearing before the Senate Foreign Rolations
Committee to dive recozaendations on a new United States policy
towards Inti: .nlerica.
ASSIGEMINTS
I. RBeadins:t Books available at Fordham Book Exchange, near old
Third Avenue El station. All are paperbacks.
Williams, Edward J. The ol l Themes of InerAmerian Rela-
t-1n,. (Belmont, Calif .: Duxbury Press, 1971)
Draper Theodore. The Domnca Revolt A ase Study in Ameri
afPolicy. (NewT York Commentary Books 1968)
D ,unon W Rayn"rond and Jaens ML Goodsell. e Quest for Chan
;iA TJtin Americas So#rs for a xT'onjbtieth Gentury An alasi.
Fann,. t, 2., and Donald C. "odges, eds. ReQadinf in U.S.
Imoerial..g (Boston: Porter Sargent, 1971)
ITorth,' Ariican Congress ox. TLtin Amorica, New Chiae, revised
ed, (New York: TAuCI.A, 1973)
II. Agsir~e iets:. Thore will b a mid-tera, non-prejudicial exam (mean-
ing tbat a passing grade wJill help out your final martl, while a
failing grade won't count against you); there ,rill be a final.
The particular aspect of L.A./U.S. relations you choose as your
contribution to the "policy team" (note course description above)
trill be summarized by you in a paper 10-12 double-spaced, type-
tiritten pages in length, a paper devoted to ANALYSIS (not des-
cription or narration)' of the issue, and due on May 6. Note:
On oi.ther exams nor in par es Jwill coDvinmx larre chunkLs -ofmtoxta
substitute "or ,orignl ojinio, thoudido t,* argumentatiqun discuo-

I1. Course 0Dtlanem
iIJEK & DATES TOPICS AND READINGS
1,2 & 3 Jan. 23- 1 I]MJIALISN
Feb. 10
A. Imperialism in World Perspective / Is There a New
Imperialism in T tin America?/ An Historical Perspeo-
tive on American Irperialism
ReadLg: Williems, Oh. I; Duncan, Intro. & Readings
1-8, pp. 3-44; Editors' Preface, O'Brien
and aring reng adings in Fann & Hodges






POLITICAL SCIENCE 183 Chaney Page 2


B. Our Reaction A New Iso3ationism?
Readings: (On reserve) Johnson, James A., "The New Genera-
tion of Isolationists," ForeiAgn ffairs 49, 1 (October,
1970) 136-46; Heilbroner, Robert L,, "Ciounterrevolution-
ary America," A Commentary Report (New York: Commentary
1dati5e, 1967)

CG Cas Studies exampless on.y; others will be suggested in
class) Guatemala (Juan Ardvelo, The Shark and the S-
dines; Thomas & Marjorie Melville, te a e P
ties of LAnd OwnershiA; Nicaragua (Neil Macaulay,
Saninoip,. Afr)


4, Feb. 11-17 IX. ENOI-MaaEa.LISMa
R eadig'. Va'aghn, M~ary K., "Multinational Corporations:
he World as a Company Town" (paper on reserve); O'Connor,
IMgdeff & Sweezy and Dean articles in Fann & Hodges
Case Studies: content analysis of one year's issues of
iW'e, Buses as Week; Anthony Sampson, The Soveroei
UMtO f ITT he Puerto Rico "Super Port" issue
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5,6, Feb. 20-. III. M~ SM/REIOR MOVEMENTS
Mar. 5
TtMarxisn in the Western Ioemisphere
B. The Mexican Revolution
C. Social Movements Between the Wars
D, Ilovements and Parties after World War II (inc. Guerrillas)
Reading: Williaeis, Oh. II; Duncan, Intro. & Readings
1 i-, pp. 45-125; Intro, & Readings 1-8, pp. 127-59;
Intro. & Readings 1-22, pp. 161-274
SE. Case Studies: Grant Hillikor, The Politics of Reform
: :'Peru: The A-ristas and Other rass Parties of Latin
America; Richard Gott, Gue3r lla -ovemens in Initin
Anerica; Maria Teresa DOil, Te Tupaaaro Guerril
is Gonslez and Gustavo chez Salazar, The Great
Rebel: Ch4 GWevara in Bolivia

7, Iar.4- End of Six Weeks: No readings during Week 7, Mar. 4-10
10
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8,9 Iar. 11- 1IV. lTEBRVNMION
31
A. The Castro Regime
B. The Dominican Republic
C. Allonde's Chile
Readins: WVilliams, Oh. III; Duncan, Intro, & Read-
ings 1-13, pp. 279-406; Robert Kennedy, Thirteen Days;
Theodore Draper, The Dominican Revolt; Nacla: ~= L hi
Juan Bomsh, Pentta go.sm: A Smtbtit.te for am ei Jja.





POLITICAL SCIENCE 183 Page 3


10, Apr. 1-7


V. DICTATORS

Somoza, Truaillo, Batista,, Brazilian generals of '64-73
Readings: Williams, Ch. 17; other biographical material
to be assigned


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VI. D=I.OVLOPTINT


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A. atin Ameican "Amecanderdevelopment"
3B U.S. aid policies
Readinu : Williams,, Ch. VI; Bodenheimer, Castro, de
Castro, Galeano and Dos Santos articles in Pann &
Hodges; Teresa Hayter, Aid as._ ermialja; Jerome
Levinson and Juan de. IOnis tS ea Is
Za;,


23, 14, Apr. 22-May 5


Duncan
eadiat Dn~ian, Intro. & Ieadings 1-17, pp. 443-549;
uitrs-yz readings in Duncan.
Presenstatioa of "~PliOc Teaa" testimony on countries
,or isens before the U.S. Senate Poreigl Relations
Committee




NOTEI The MTanagement, in consultation, reserves
the right to tinker with this syllabus


V11. TOWAMS A,.=L. .)ZTU


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