Units of Study
SCLG2610 - Science, Technology and Social Change
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Mike Michael
Phone: +61 2 9036 9483
This unit examines a range of sociological theories and debates concerning science and technology. Students will investigate the two-way relationship between science/technology and society, ie., the social shaping of science and technology, and the impact of science and technology on society. Issues to be examined include the social production of science and technology, the science-technology relationship, the politics and economics of science and technology, science and technology in medicine, in reproduction, in the workplace, and the role of science and technology in environmentalism and the environmental movement.
oral presentation plus attendance (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%) and 1x2000wd take-home exam (40%)
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/weel
SCLG1001 and SCLG1002
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for SCLG2610
|Class||Science, Technology and Social Change|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||New Law School Seminar 028 F10A|
|Convenor||Professor Mike Michael|
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