ANTH 356

Sex and Drugs, Biology and Culture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A survey of historic and contemporary attempts to enhance sexual pleasure or control the biological consequences of human sex via chemical means. Topics include the history, marketing and adoption of female contraceptives, erectile dysfunction drugs, and pre-and post- exposure prophylaxis programs, Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy and HIV/AIDS, and recreational and designer drugs including crystal methamphetamine and Ecstasy.


Undergraduate course in Anthropology offered by the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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