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James Wilkie

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information

Email    James.wilkie@att.net
Office  7290 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-825-4569

Personal website: www.jameswilkie.com


Latin America and Globalization since the 20th Century:

(a) impact of technology & communications to foster the rise of civic and civil society;
(b) rise of free trade blocs to break the negative heritage unmanageable state power;
(c) measurement of economic and social change in the 20 countries of Latin America;
(d) oral history of leaders;
(e) analyis of elitelore at all levels of society (e.g. presidents, governors, mayors, peasant leaders)
--oral memoirs of leaders in Mexico, Bolivia,
Costa Rica, & Venezuela
Special Methods: oral history and historical statistics.