Study power and politics in Ecuador, focusing on dominant development paradigms and resistant models that different groups have proposed. This program combines a political and economic focus with an emphasis on discourse and language as we consider how discussions are shaped.. Because power and ideology are reproduced and challenged through language, you will explore how stakeholders in Ecuador have used Spanish and indigenous languages to instill, reinforce, subvert, and reinvent power relationships. You will leave with a sophisticated understanding of how this small, bio-diverse, and multi-ethnic country is thinking about development. Please visit our website for more information
D-440, Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Chile
This program gives you the opportunity to engage in rigorous academic coursework and research on educational systems in urban and rural areas of Chile and Argentina. You will spend time in a variety of schools, gaining insight on the workings of public, private, voucher, underprivileged, coed, and single-sex institutions. Throughout, you will consider the application of popular education as a tool for social change. Please visit our website for more information.
62 Marine Dr, Umhlanga, 4320, South Africa
This semester program focuses on topics such as health communication strategies, prenatal care, access to healthcare, and health education. You will consider how various health paradigms — ranging from biomedical to holistic — and health policies have achieved mixed results in addressing the healthcare needs of South African people. Please visit our website for more information.