University of Calgary

STAS 325 - Tech Within Contemporary Society - Spring 2006

Definitions of technology; theories of technology/society interaction; innovation and waves of technological change; technology as a system; automation and "post-industrial" society; impact of new technology on work; growth and its limits; alternative technology; energy technology; biotechnology and the Green Revolution; human reproductive technology; information technology; controlling technology; ethical problems in technology.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • This course may not be offered every year.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2006.
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