November 18, 2015
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.
November 16, 2015
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.
November 16, 2015
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. […]
November 6, 2015
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, […]
October 28, 2015
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 […]
October 25, 2015
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 […]
October 14, 2015
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 […]