Department of Sociology

SOC442 SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Course Code: 2320442
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BAHATTİN AKŞİT
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

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Course Content

An overview of the cognitive framework and technological basis of modern scientific knowledge in historical perspective; the development of the sociology of science as a distinct area of research; science as a determinate form of knowledge; science as social relations, science as a production process; the institutional and social context of scientific activity; inner hierarchy and social stratification in science. Enframing of techno-science in the Information age.



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