21H.273 From Coca to Cocaine: Drug Economies in Latin America


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Explores how drug production and consumption has affected Latin America's political, cultural and economic life and shaped US foreign policy toward the region. Discusses the history of different psychoactive substances and analyzes why certain drugs became illegal. Pays particular attention to the relationship between strategies of interdiction, poverty, and drug violence. Limited to 35.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.273 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by T. Padilla.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-257.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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