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Zehr, Stephen. 2010. “Science in Society”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course evaluates the positions of science in and as society. Science in society refers to the increasingly important role that science lays in social structural arrangements, social change, and social interaction. For example, science plays an important role in how we perceive the environment or in how we make decisions about guilt and innocence in...

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