WGS.275 - Gender in Science, Technology, & Environment

Prereq: None
12 Units. HASS-H
Same subject as 21G.057, STS.022
limited to 18

Lecture: W 7:00p-10:00p

Provides an introduction to the analysis of gender in science, technology, and environmental politics from a global perspective. Familiarizes students with central objects, questions, and methods in the field. Examines existent critiques of the racial, sexual and environmental politics at stake in techno-scientific cultures. Draws on material from popular culture, media, fiction, film, and ethnography. Addressing specific examples from across the globe, students also explore different approaches to build more livable environments that promote social justice. Taught in English. Limited to 18.

B. Stoetzer