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SOC 203 - Technology and Digital Society


(3) S

Examination of social dimensions of technology and digital social life; how societal factors influence development, adoption and diffusion of technology; how technology shapes societies and inequalities in terms of race, class and gender.  Lectures, readings and class discussions drawing on historical and current examples from a broad range of cultural contexts. Focus on such issues as impacts of technology on everyday life, the role of social media in racial and gender-based descrimination, and the proliferation of online extremism and violence. Also listed as EGR 203 . Graded ABCDE



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