Peru: Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

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Peru: Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

This program explores and examines the social, economic, political, and cultural impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples, and the ways in which communities respond and adapt to these transformations in Peru. You can rapidly advance your Spanish and also learn introductory Quechua, an indigenous language of the Andean region. Please visit our website for more information.

Subjects

  • Spanish
  • Latin American Studies
  • Migration
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Area/Ethnic Studies
  • Interreligious / Interethnic Relations
  • Culture
  • Development Studies
  • Sustainable Development
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Justice
  • Anthropology

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