Anthropology - Science, Technology and Environment

SOCI 4227  Science, Technology and Environment


SOCI 2016 and SOCI 2017


Restricted to students enrolled in the Major, Specialization or Honours Specialization in Sociology or Anthropology with a minimum of 84 credits completed.


Three hours of seminar per week for one term.




Students explore the changing relationship among science, technology and the environment and the consequences of the production, distribution and consumption of scientific and other forms of technology. Emphasis is also placed on such issues as genetic engineering, social media, environmental planning and disasters. Students appreciate how science, technology and the environment are intertwined, and the need to understand science as embedded in the social, cultural, political, racialized and gendered worlds of modernity.  This course may be credited towards Anthropology.

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