POLS 7380X Politics of Technology

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Examination of the growing influence of technology on politics, work, consumption of information, participation as citizens. Study of technology and power relations, including effects on government, regulation, and social change. History of technological determinism; study of the theories and ideas informing conceptions of western technology. Study of a specific application in use today and its significance for politics and citizenship.



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