SOC459H5 • Science, Technology and Society

Description

The focus of this lecture course will be on the varied social contexts of the emergence, development and consequences of science and technology in the modern world. In addition to critical sociological perspectives on science and technology, possible topics could include genomics, reproductive technologies, surveillance, the internet and social media, domestic technology, warfare, nuclear technologies, etc.

Prerequisites
( SOC205H5 or SOC231H5) and SOC221H5 and SOC222H5 and 1.0 SOC credit at the 300 level
Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Sociology