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|Offered at:||(G, X)|
|Unit chair:||R Evans|
|Incompatible with:||ASL205, ASL319|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit explores the connection between drugs, society, crime, and law enforcement. It outlines the history and philosophies of prohibition of various substances, and the implications of these policies on policing and harm minimisation amongst users. The unit includes an examination of the link between drugs and organised crime, the cultures of drug taking and their connection with the welfare/punishment debate, and the social, legal and political attitudes towards decriminalisation.
Essay 2500 words 50%, closed book examination 40%, seminar participation and presentation (off campus online exercise via DSO) 10%.
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|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
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