Required Readings: Vanden and Prevost, Chapter 7-8 Instructions: Respond to the
Required Readings: Vanden and Prevost, Chapter 7-8 Instructions: Respond to the basic questions for the assignment. Strong papers incorporate or integrate materials from the module, including class notes, powerpoint notes and other documents. Reliance on the readings will be considered a weak paper. (Attached down below) Written Assignment should be 2 pages in length. The paper must be typed, double-spaced, and 12 font size. A title page with your name, class information, quarter separate from the text of the paper and a bibliography/reference page separate from the text of the paper. Citations: In the citations of the readings ,follow the author, date, and page system within the paper. For example, (Chasteen 2000, 3), (Garcia 2001, 10) (Chicago Style) This system of citations is called the Chicago Style and the instructions areattached down below) Do not follow any other variation of the Chicago Style but the instructions that's attached down below. Neatness of the paper will be graded. Instructions: The following assignment focuses on the themes and issues presented in Chapter 7 and 8 as well as the discussion of the handouts in class. In Chapter 7 and the lecture notes, the Latin American experience has been interpreted through various perspectives on the political economy of the region. Based on the readings and the discussion on the problems and challenges of the Latin American economic experience, choose two interpretations and compare and contrast the strengths and weakness of the perspectives on economic development. In recent years, a new perspective on the nature of the world economy presents a provocative view of the reality facing countries in Latin America. Present the basic tenets of the concept of Empire proposed by Hartd and Negri. Compare and contrast the concept of Empire with previous perspectives on dependency and imperialism. How is it different and why is it challenged by people in the left? Use the module documents (Module 3) to help you understand the basic issues of this part of the assignment. 3. In chapter 8, the readings focus on the topics of democracy and authoritarianism—the political side of economic development. “In political and social interactions, all the factors we have discussed—and many others—come into play. Ultimately, power rules, but it is exercised through the culturally based concepts, rules, and techniques that define the power game in Latin America.” Based on the reading of the material in the chapter, how does Vanden and Prevost explain the power game in Latin America? ( for example, individualism, the strong-man rule, personalism, cuartelazo, corporatism, and patron client relations). Module 3 Documents Approaches to Development.ppt F15Neoliberalism2(1) (1).ppt Autocratic Regimes.ppt F15Rostow's Stages of development (1).doc Empire.pptx W16Critique of Empire.pptx Empire Notes-2.pptx

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