Energy and environmental challenges resulting from the growing size and complexity in Latin American cities.
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Physical, ecological, and human geography of Chile. Perceptions of the Chilean territory and technologies of study. Flora, fauna, and human adaptations to regional environments.
Independent study topic concerning any aspect of Chilean history such as independence and nation building, social and economic development, ideas and culture, dictatorship and democracy.
Major themes of 19th-century Latin American history, including independence from Spain, the emergence of nation states, and the development of a new social, political, and economic order.
Santiago's growth and development over time and in comparison to other mega cities in the world; impact of urban highways on the built environment; shopping malls and the development of new urban s
Aspects of Chilean culture from different angles, taking into account its history, its cultural environment, and its socio-political situation through films by Chilean directors such as Raúl Ruiz,
Major authors such as Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Alejo Carpentier or Adolfo Bioy Casares or cultural themes such as Anthropophagia and Carnival in Brazil or Surrealism
Significance of the biodiversity of Latin America at the global level for both scientists and society at large. How biodiversity represents natural capital, important for human wellbeing.
Relationships among physical processes in the ocean, biological productivity, and the exploitation of resources by high-thropic-level predators including human beings.
Advanced. Writing as craft and process: brainstorming, planning, outlining, drafting, revising, style, diction, and editing.
Chile's strides towards becoming a developed country have engendered high levels of alienation and disaffection among significant sectors of the population.
Elite, mass-media, and popular cultural changes in Chile under conditions of economic and political liberalization.
The Chilean economy in five stages, taking into account: the international economic position of Chile; internal economic structures closely related to the inherited historical conditions and to the
Latin America's role in world politics, with emphasis on the history of and models for explaining U.S.-Latin American relations.
Introduction to the main debates and approaches developed to understand and analyze the economies of Latin America. Recent processes of transition to market economies.