Latin American and Latino StudiesLALS 80N Drug Wars in the Americas

Discusses impact of illegal drugs in societies and cultures of the Americas. Covers recent debates concerning legalization of drugs, illegal trafficking, state policy calling for eradication, military intervention, and stands of civil society on this issue. Studies origins and history of illegal drugs, causes of their persistence, and evaluates recent reactions to proposals that affect human communities in Latin America and the U.S.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Guillermo Delgado-P