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Course Objectives

In this course it will be provided an introduction to the issues that knowledge, science and technology shape and are in turn shaped by society. Primary objectives of this course are to become familiar with the literature, critiques of the literature and debates on the Information Age, the role of information technologies in society, various ethical and public policy dimensions of the information society, including work and labor, access and digital divide, democratic uses and gender issues, development and underdevelopment.

At the end of the course the students will comprehend theories of “Information Society” and debates on the “Information Age”.