May 23, 2018  
2014-2015 Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 203 - Technology and Society.


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Examination of social dimensions of technology; how societal factors influence (or impede) development, adoption, and diffusion of technology; how technology influences societies and social relations. Lectures, readings and class discussions drawing on historical and current examples from a broad range of cultural contexts around the world. Focus on such issues as impacts of technology on everyday life, social interaction, social institutions, social order and conflict, international relations, and ethical/philosophical challenges posed by technological change. Also listed as EGR 203 .



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