Ideology in the Hispanic World (MLS1067)

15 credits

Ideology, as a system of ideas and ideals, shapes politics and societies. We all have ideologies we believe in and share, which influence our interactions with others and how we view the world around us. In this module you will explore what ideology means and study some of the key belief systems which have shaped the Hispanic world from the colonial period to the present day: nationalism, race ideologies, socialism and neoliberalism. Through the study of political speeches, essays, film and documentary, you will learn about how the influence of these ideas in Mexico, Spain and Catalonia, Cuba, Bolivia and Venezuela.  

Please note that this module is NOT open to students of Combined Honours Hispanic Studies.