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STS.062J / 21A.344J Drugs, Politics, and Culture

        

STS.062J / 21A.344J Drugs, Politics, and Culture

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This class examines the relationship between a number of mind-altering substances and cultural processes. We look at the relationship between drugs and such phenomena as poverty, religion, technology, inter-generational conflict, colonialism, and global capitalism. We read about the physiological and psychological effects of these substances -- ranging from alcohol to LSD, cocaine and ecstasy -- and ask why different societies prohibit and sanction different drugs. We examine the use of... More
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: June 09, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 12, 2013
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