Student Websites

November 18, 2015

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In the comments section below, post your name, one sentence description of your project, and links to both your research website (one page all together, not a post) and a link to your Prezi.com presentation (make sure it is not marked as private). Include your Prezi link on your research website.

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Policing

November 16, 2015

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Week 11: Wednesday, November 18 Group 5 “3: The Labeling Hype.” Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys, Victor M. Rios. New York: NYU Press, 2011. “Chapter 1: The Rebirth of Caste.” The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander. New York: The New Press, 2010.

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Week 11: Cannabiz

November 16, 2015

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On Monday, November 16, group 4 will be presenting on the assigned readings: “4: An industry takes shape,” “8: Legalization,” Cannabiz: The explosive rise of the medical marijuana industry, John Geluardi. Sausalito, CA: PoliPointPress, LLC, 2010. Documentary: Pot Country (Amazon), Two characters who grow pot in northern California. We will watch this in class, time permitting. […]

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Weeks 10: exam

November 6, 2015

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Week 10: On Monday, there is no class, but I would like you to attend this event (see Restorative Justice flyer) Restorative Justice on the College Campus, RB 202, from 5-6pm. If you can attend just the beginning part of the talk, that would be better than nothing. On Wednesday, we have our second exam. This is on Blackboard, […]

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Guest speakers

October 28, 2015

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On November 2nd, Eddie Einbinder will join our class to discuss his work in harm reduction and drug addiction in his role as a social worker, filmmaker, and author. In order to prepared for his class, please watch at least two of his youtube videos on particular drugs and hard reduction practices. November 4th class […]

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The War on Drugs: A Failed Experiment

October 25, 2015

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On Monday, October 26th, we will be reading two chapters from the book The War on Drugs: A Failed Experiment, by Paula Mallea (Toronto: Dundurn, 2014), lead by group 3. The chapters include: “Chapter 1: How We Got into This Predicament,” p. 17-33 and “5: Marijuana: Sparking the Debate,” p. 78-92. In Chapter 1: How We Got into […]

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ACLU: The War on Marijuana in Black and White

October 14, 2015

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The War on Marijuana in Black and White: Billions of Dollars Wasted on Racially Biased Arrests In class on October 21, Wednesday, groups will present on sections from this ACLU report. Each group should post a short summary of their main points in the comments section below. Each group will walk us through their section […]

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