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STS 11: Science on Trial

An introduction to law and science in America, from evolution and compulsory sterilization to privacy and scientific evidence. SS, ACGH.

STS 112: Visualizing Society

Analysis and visualization of historical and contemporary data about populations and societies using R. Critical exploration of visual communication of information about people over time and critical assessment of role of data collection and analysis in societies. DD, QL, SS.

STS 175: Laboratory Studies Lab

Critical/historical examination of medical technologies: imaging, pharmaceuticals, genetics, implants/devices. Exploration of mutually constitutive relationship between health, medical technologies, social difference (race/gender/class/sexuality). SS, WE.

STS 190: Science and Power in California

An interdisciplinary approach to the relations between gender and science. Topics include the biological and cultural construction of sexual difference, the role of women as practitioners of science, and feminist approaches to science.

STS 113: Business and Technology

 Historical introduction to the joint development of business and technology in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present day. SS, ACGH, WE.