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SOC 611

Future Worlds: Technology and Social Change

This course will examine the social forces that affect technological development and will also examine the subsequent impact that these technological changes have on society. The course will use social constructionist theory, political economy and feminist theory among others to analyze three or four specific contemporary technologies. It will focus on both historical data and speculate on the impact of specific technologies such as energy production, digital communications and biotechnology.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


SOC 11A/B or SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 and SOC111





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