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.

Related Subjects

Offered Spring 2021

Catalog Subject Faculty Level HASS Category
21H.170 17.55 21A.130 21G.084

Introduction to Latin American Studies

TR 3-4:30, VIRTUAL
Tanalís Padilla Introductory HASS-S CI-H

Not Offered This Term