Technology in the Modern World

(TIBCG 437)

This course will examine the relationship between technology and society in the modern world, in particular gender and technology. Themes include: the unintended consequences of new technologies; the relationship between technology and the environment; the science-technology relationship; the social shaping of technology debate; production and consumption; and the role of technology in stratifying or dissolving divisions along lines of race, class, and gender. The emphasis will be on twentieth-century North America, but examples from other continents and time periods will be used for comparison.

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