STS.023[J] Science, Caste and Gender in India


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Examines the influence of social and cultural determinants (colonialism, nationalism, caste, class, and gender) on modern science and technology in British colonial and postcolonial India. Discusses the relationship of scientific progress to colonial expansions and nationalist aspirations. Explores the nature of scientific institutions within a social, cultural, and political contexts, and how science and technology have impacted Indian society.

This class has no prerequisites.

STS.023[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by A. Sur.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, STS.023[J] was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT STS: Subject Clusters site.

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