- Chapter 20: Deconstructing the state: Dictators and neoliberal markets.
- Discuss how various foreigners and different Latin American social classes or interest groups, such as large landowners; industrialists; middle-class sectors; women; workers; peasants; Afro-Latinos; and indigenous peoples were affected by neoliberal policies. *
- Chapter 21: Transcending neoliberalism: Electoral enganos and popular resistance to the dictatorship of markets.
- 2. What was the “Pink Tide“, and how did it reflect the reactions of popular social movements to these
electoral “enganos” and the neoliberal policies that they made possible?
Chapter 22: The two Americas: United States – Latin American Relations.
- What were the origins of the “Good Neighbor Policy“, and how was it applied to Latin America ? *
- How consistent was FDR in the application of “his” Good Neighbor policy? *
- Discuss what were the permanent long-term U.S. Objectives in Latin America, and how successive U.S. governments sought to achieve them before 1898; between 1898-1933; after WWII; during the Cold War; and since 1981? *
- Discuss the rhetoric and the reality of Woodrow Wilson’s Latin American policy *…… How did U.S. policy affect the development of Latin America ?
- Describe the mix of reforms and repression in President Kennedy’s Latin American policy. *
Reference book: History of Latin America, Volume 2