- Code SOCY1006
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Sociology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Sociology
- Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Health, Medicine and the Body, Sociology, Digital Humanities
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Offered in See Future Offerings
Technology is a dominant feature of everyday life that profoundly shapes the way we live. This course investigates the social dimensions of technological change. It examines the way that technologies impact social life and relations and conversely, the way social and cultural forces shape technological development. It introduces key sociological approaches to understanding technology and engages with debates about the risks and affordances of emerging technologies. It demonstrates how these approaches and concepts can be applied to contemporary examples.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
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