Drugs and Society

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Sociology
Course Number: 
243
Institution: 
Amherst College

This course examines the use and control of mood-altering drugs in the United States today from a sociological and critical perspective. The issues we examine include the strange confluence of legal and illegal drugs in the making of the opioid “epidemic” and the ongoing effort to criticize and reform the “War on Drugs.” 

Limited to 35 students. Spring semester. Professor Himmelstein.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
SOCI-243-01-1819S

Course Sections

Drugs and Society
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Jerome Himmelstein jlhimmelstei@amherst.edu MW 12:30PM-01:50PM FAYE 113