Explores debates surrounding mind-altering substances. Morality, rights, and responsibilities regarding drug use are examined within broader historical, political, economic, and socio-cultural contexts. Drawing upon ethnographies, films and policy documents, we consider how meanings of psychoactive drugs and addiction for diverse groups of people vary over time and across space.
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 from Sociology courses at the 1000 level, and 3rd or 4th year standing in an Honours Specialization offered in Sociology or Criminology; or with permission of the Course Instructor.
Extra Information: 3 seminar hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG
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