21H.273 From Coca to Cocaine: Drug Economies in Latin America
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 be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by T. Padilla.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays in 66-154.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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