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Anth 355: The Anthropology of Drugs

Sociology & Anthropology

This class is dedicated to examining the concept of a drug from an anthropological perspective. What is a drug? Why and how do humans produce them and use them? And how have drugs impacted culture, health, and politics? Topics include global clinical trials, "natural" healing practices, and the impact of the war on drugs in Latin America and elsewhere.

3 Credits

Cross-listed Courses

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Anth 355
  • Lecture: Web-based Lecture for Anth 355

Subject Areas

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