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Willamette University

900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

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Interdisciplinary Studies

IDS 350 (US) The Sociology of Science (1)

The course analyzes the role sociology has played over the past four decades in elucidating the scientific enterprise. We shall explore the impact of institutions on research, the role of social interests in science and the importance of skills and practices in the scientific enterprise.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding Society

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Jackson