SOC 356 (SA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Sociology of Science
Sample reading list:
Joe Dumit, Picturing Personhood: Brain Scans and Biomedical Identity
Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar, Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts
Anne Fausto-Sterling, Sexing the Body: Gender Politics
Karen Rader, Making Mice: Standardizing Animals in Biomedical Research
Paul Edwards, A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data
Steve Epstein, The Construction of Lay Expertise: AIDS Activism
125 pages of reading per week. Short weekly reading responses (15%). Midterm exam. Research paper topic proposal and presentation, and a final research paper.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Papers - 15%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Other (See Instructor) - 15%
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.
Appropriate for Sociology and History of Science majors, Information Technology and Society certificates, and students in science-related fields. No prior experience in science necessary.
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