Science and Knowledge (SOC 430.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
SOC 430 01 September 2018 Jennifer Poudrier
SOC 430 01 September 2016 Jennifer Poudrier
SOC 430 02 January 2016


The social conditions and consequences of the production, distribution and consumption of scientific and other forms of knowledge are examined in this course. Deploying classical and contemporary theories, specific institutional settings and ongoing debates over concepts and issues such as knowledge society, indigenous knowledge, corporatization of the university, gendered knowledge, etc., are examined.


18 credit units SOC.

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