SOCY 3304 Drug Use and Drug Policy in the United States
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 31.2.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Development of drug policy in the U.S. from pre-WWI era and Harrison Act to the contemporary era. Relationship between drug policy, regulation of marginal social groups, immigration control, and the social construction of race, gender, and class. Trends in drug use, and relationships to larger patterns of social and economic change.
Prerequisite: Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] with a grade of B- or higher, Core Studies 3 with a grade of B- or higher, or Sociology *1101  or permission of the chairperson.