STS.462 Social and Political Implications of Technology


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Historical and contemporary studies are used to explore the interaction of technology with social and political values. Emphasis on how technological devices, structures, and systems influence the organization of society and the behavior of its members. Examples drawn from the technologies of war, transportation, communication, production, and reproduction.

This class has no prerequisites.

STS.462 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. R. Smith.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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