Examines ways Latin American women have engaged in politics and their participation in social movements, war, peace processes and elections. Focuses on why women "Do politics" in certain ways, the role of the State in women's politics, the (dis)advantages of various political strategies, and how political, economic and social changes have affected women's political opportunities and interests. Prereq., WMST 2000 or instructor consent. Recommended prereqs., WMST 2400, 2600, 3600 or 3730. Same as WMST 3650. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomore, Junior or Senior) only.