University of California Irvine Week 3 Classification of Mexican Drug Cartel Paper
Lecture week 3 A https://uci.yuja.com/V/Video?v=681201&a=384764907
Lecture week 3 Bhttps://uci.yuja.com/V/Video?v=733102&a=1809855370
Lecture week 3 Chttps://uci.yuja.com/V/Video?v=736255&a=494657061
Wheeler chapter 1 (attached)
How Street Gangs Took Over Central America (attached)
18th Street and MS13 Corona Virus April 11 2020 (attached)
Forum Post / Mini Paper:
UPLOAD HERE BY WEDNESDAY, JULY 8th AT 11:59 PM.
Choose 1 prompt from 3 provided below. Each paragraph should be at least 6 sentences and there should be at least 7 paragraphs. Please use at least 2 different sources as references in the mini paper. The sources should be either the lectures or the assigned readings. No other sources allowed. Please use proper MLA citation format both in-text and the works cited section at the end of the paper. Please upload the paper as a word doc by Wednesday July 8th at midnight 11:59 pm LA time. (This time if you are citing the lecture video, please use Lecture week 3 A or B or C, do not use the title inside the lecture videos.)
Referring back to the Sullivan and Bunker generational gang model, what generation of gang would a Mexican drug cartel be and why? Explain whether there is a threshold a gang has to pass to evolve in this model.
Do an online search for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition or “LEAP.” List at least three reasons why you think some drugs should be decriminalized. Discuss whether you think that ALL should drugs be decriminalized or only specific drugs – and why. What are the differences between decriminalization and legalization, and which do you think would be better?
Why do you think marijuana is such a popular drug? What are some of the alleged benefits of using marijuana? What are some of the risks and negative effects associated with marijuana? What are the main reasons why some individuals and organizations propose marijuana decriminalization? Explain whether or not you think that marijuana should be decriminalized or legalized, and why. (Also visit: http://norml.org/)
Week 2 Quiz:
Only available on Sunday July 12th. It should be also 25 T/F questions.