STS 3911

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This course reviews the changing political relations between science, technology, and the state in America from 1960 to the present. It focuses on policy choices involving science and technology in different institutional settings, such as Congress, the court system, and regulatory agencies. The tension between the concepts of science as an autonomous republic and as just another interest group is a central theme.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: senior, junior and sophomore students.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)

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    Combined with: AMST 3911GOVT 3091

  • 4 Credits Graded