Science Technology and the Politics of Knowledge
This course will look at a number of debates in the broad area of the Sociology of Science and Technology. Issues to be explored include risk society, actor network theory, biotechnology, evolutionary psychology, information society and social constructionist views of technology. The course will also explore a variety of critiques of the process of technoscientific knowledge creation.
Subject to approval by a HAPS programme coordinator and the relevant Head of Department or School.