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Drugs and power: from prohibition to reform?

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: 3502-FAKL639 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 14.2 / (0314) Socjologia i kulturoznawstwo
Nazwa przedmiotu: Drugs and power: from prohibition to reform?
Jednostka: Instytut Socjologii
Grupy: Fak. konwersatoria 30 h (semestr letni)
Przedmioty prowadzone w językach obcych
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:

języki obce

Założenia (opisowo):

Students should be able to read and speak English on a communicative level.

Skrócony opis:

Drugs have “always” accompanied social life, providing occasions for the display of power, resistance, and the game of inclusion and exclusion. The current predicament od the “war on drugs” on the one hand, and intensifying efforts for a drug policy reform on the other, provide opportunity to discuss the current debates and developments in this area in the light of both empirical evidence ant the grand theories of social sciences.

Pełny opis:

Drugs have “always” accompanied social life, providing occasions for the display of power, resistance, and the game of inclusion and exclusion. The current predicament od the “war on drugs” on the one hand, and intensifying efforts for a drug policy reform on the other, provide opportunity to discuss the current debates and developments in this area in the light of both empirical evidence ant the grand theories of social sciences.

1. Drug use in historical perspective

2. „War on drugs” and its discontents

3. Drugs, health and bio-power

4. Reforms and policy struggles (empirical cases)

Literatura:

Wendy Loxley et al., The Prevention of Substance Use, Risk, and Harm in Australia; Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch and Olga Rychkova, The Impact of Drug Policy on Women; Joanne Csete, From the Mountaintops: What the World Can Learn from Drug Policy Change in Switzerland; Global Commission on Drug Policy, The Negative Impact of Drug Control on Public Health: The Global Crisis of Avoidable Pain; reports and data on the website of European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (www.emcdda.europa.eu)

Efekty uczenia się:

A student...

K_W16 has in-depth knowledge about major international and domestic sociological research pertaining to different models of drug policy

K_W27 has in-depth knowledge of the 19th, 20th and 21st ideas and social processes which have shaped the face of the modern world

K_U03 can perform a critical analysis of social phenomena and processes, particularly those concerning contemporary Polish society

K_U04 can critically select information and materials for academic work, using various sources in Polish and a foreign language as well as modern technologies

K_U13 can form an in-depth evaluation of the measures undertaken for the purpose of solving a social problem, based on knowledge and analytical skills acquired

K_U19 can prepare a presentation of a selected problem or study in Polish and in a foreign language

K_K05 can gather, find, synthesize and critically assess information about social sciences

K_K07 can justify the choice of sources

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Assignments for each meeting and active participation in discussions in the classroom.

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2020/21" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2021-02-18 - 2021-06-13
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Typ zajęć: Konwersatorium, 30 godzin, 10 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Adam Ostolski
Prowadzący grup: Adam Ostolski
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Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Konwersatorium - Zaliczenie na ocenę
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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski.