STATE AND SOCIETY IN LATIN AMERICA (MPSE-002)
Tutor Marked Assignment
Assignment Code: ASST/ MPSE-002/2022-23
Answer five questions in all, selecting at least two questions from each section. Answer
each question in about 500 words. Each question carries 20 marks.
1. Critically examine the process of import substitution industrialization in Latin America.
2. Examine the historical role of the Church in Latin America.
3. Critically examine the cyclical pattern of the transition to democracy in Latin America.
4. What are the causes for the military intervention in Latin American politics?
5. Describe the theories of development applicable to Latin America.
Write a short note on each part of the question in about 250 words.
6. a) Rise of neo-liberalism in Latin America
b) Revolutionary movements in Latin America
7. a) Rise and fall of Pampas as a food basket for Europe
b) Regional integration in Latin America
8. a) Development model in Latin America
b) New social movements in Latin American politics
9. a) Plantation economy in Trinidad
b) Simon Bolivar
10. a) Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua
b) Women’s movements in Latin America