SOC 337 Week 5 Individual Assignment Comparing Political Movements
Why has Latin America experienced so much political upheaval in the last century? Compare the causes of at least two conflicts. How have memory movements responded to political violence in Latin America? How are Mexico’s Zapatista movement and Peru’s Shining Path movement similar? In what ways are they different? How are criminal gangs like Mara Salvatrucha (MS 13) and similar gangs or drug cartels different from populist political movements in Latin America?