Technologies, Culture, Society - ARTS2877

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1

Equivalent: SOCA2104

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Sociology and Anthropology
This course can also be studied in the following specialisations: Globalisation Studies, Women's and Gender Studies

This course uses anthropological and sociological approaches to analyse the effects of technologies on human life. You will study the lived experience of technology in different cultural contexts, exploring such topics as biotechnologies, communications technologies, robotics, and energy policies. In this way, you will learn to examine the shifting boundaries between the human and non-human, and the natural and artificial. At the conclusion of the course, you will have developed an understanding of the assumptions about humanity that underpin central debates within the study of technology.

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