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OSPPARIS 51: Development and Education of Young Children

In this course, we will compare French and U.S. policies related to the education of young (preschool age) children and the political, economic and cultural issues underlying these policies, such as beliefs about the role and interests of the state in children's development and education any more specifically about the goals of early childhood education. We will also review research evidence on the qualities of preschool environments that promote self-regulation and social and cognitive development in children.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Instructors: Stipek, D. (PI)

OSPPARIS 81: France During the Second World War: Between History and Memory

French politics and society from the causes of the collapse of the French Third Republic and the emergence of the French State at Vichy. The political and cultural measures of this regime in the shadow of Nazi Germany. Anti-Jewish laws and action; deportations by Vichy, the Germans, the French Fascists, and reactions to the fate of the Jews. Visions of the Resistance, the combat for liberation, and WW II in the collective memory of France.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Instructors: Virgili, F. (PI)

OSPPARIS 91: Globalization and Its Effect on France and the European Union

Economic and political impact of globalization on France and the EU and influence of France and the EU on the process of globalization. Issues of sovereignty and national identity for France; protection from versus integration into the network of globalization.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI

OSPPARIS 122X: Challenges of Integration in the European Union

European integration is now an economic, social, and political reality. This integration has a history of mutation and a transformation of its very foundation. Topics: the evolution of welfare states, elites, political parties, and systems in Europe; lobbies, trade unions, voluntary associations, social movements, popular protest, citizenship, democracy.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI

OSPPARIS 153X: Health Systems and Health Insurance: France and the U.S., a Comparison across Space and Time

Should health systems be organized or left to the free market? What is the role of the state in the delivery of health care? The evolution of the health profession, health policy, and reform in France and the U.S.; measures restraining professional autonomy such as prescription guidelines in the French Medical Convention. Is the solution to the increase of health expenditures and reduced access to health care the end of autonomy for the medical profession?
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom
Instructors: Fessler, J. (PI)

OSPSANTG 41: Political Economy: Chile in Comparative Perspective

Why are some countries rich while others are poor? Why do some countries regularly adopt bad economic policies? What is the impact of political institutions on the policies countries implement? Why do some countries have institutions associated with policies that promote development and human welfare? Examine determinants of economic and political development with a focus on the historical experience of Chile and Latin America more generally. Factors influencing choices in a variety of policy areas including international trade, foreign direct investment, fiscal and monetary policy, education, and social insurance.
Last offered: Summer 2015 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci

OSPSANTG 68: The Emergence of Nations in Latin America

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.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
Instructors: Jaksic, I. (PI)

OSPSANTG 116X: Modernization and its Discontents: Chilean Politics at the Turn of the Century

Chile's strides towards becoming a developed country have engendered high levels of alienation and disaffection among significant sectors of the population. The roots of this apparent paradox of modernization, focusing on newly emerging actors in the Chilean political scene: Mapuche organizations, women's groups, the environmental movement, and new features of the established ones like trade unions and human rights activists.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI

OSPSANTG 118X: Artistic Expression in Latin America

Elite, mass-media, and popular cultural changes in Chile under conditions of economic and political liberalization. The reception of cultural meanings from the center of the world social system (U.S., EU, and Japan), reformulation to respond to local conditions, and export in the shape of cultural artifacts. Innovative elements rooted in the regional and local culture.
Terms: Sum | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED
Instructors: Albornoz, C. (PI)

OSPSANTG 119X: The Chilean Economy: History, International Relations, and Development Strategies

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 changing international economic position of the country; and the economic strategies prevalent during the period and the concrete development policies conducted by government authorities.
Terms: Spr, Sum | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Instructors: Luders, R. (PI)
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