UN1203: The Social Animal in the Digital Age | S. Venkatesh
This course re-examines central theories and perspectives in the social sciences from the standpoint of digital technologies. Who are we in the digital age? is the guiding question for the course. We consider the impact of modern technology on society including, forms of interaction and communication, possibilities for problem solving, and re-configurations of social relationships and forms of authority. The course integrates traditional social science readings with contemporary perspectives emerging from scholars who looking at modern social life.
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