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Science, technology and society

Science, technology and society

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Published by Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Shimla .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by B.V. Sreekantan.
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p.
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23398448M
LC Control Number2009311691

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Why study science and technology in society? --Science and technology: their natures and relationship --Contemporary science and technology: some important characteristics --Contexts of science and technology --Theories of science and technology in society --Social institutions --Social. The Areas of Knowledge are: Visual, Literary and Performing Arts (VLPA), Individuals and Societies (I&S), and Natural World (NW). Multiply-designated courses may not be double-counted as fulfilling two Areas of Knowledge. Courses may apply to both an Area of Knowledge requirement and an STS major requirement.


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