SOCIOL 300

Sociology of Science and Technology


Description

A survey of theoretical and practical approaches to understanding the relationship between technology and society. Topics studied include: technology and social theory, technology and subjectivity, the politics of artefacts and the impacts of new social media.

Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

S. Matthewman. (2011) Technology and Social Theory. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Points

SOCIOL 300: 15 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Sociology, or COMMS 103 and 208

Restrictions

SOCIOL 311