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Gender, Science, and British Cultural History
FGSS 310
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: HIST 368, SISP 310, COL 321

This course begins with gender as its theoretical focus, and the substantive focus raises questions about scientific authority. The meaning of science is expanded to include medicine, the social sciences, and the use of scientific rhetoric in constructing public discourses of science. Focusing primarily on readings in British cultural history, the course introduces students to recent work in feminist studies as well as on the social construction of scientific knowledge.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: (FGSS101 OR [HIST254 or SISP254] OR HIST362)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAY-17-2024
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