SociologySOCY119 Sociology of Knowledge

If people define things as real, they are real in their consequences, quipped W.I. Thomas. Surveys sociological theories about where and how knowledge comes from, and the politics of knowledge, with reference to contemporary debates surrounding issues, such as climate change, genetics, and inequality.


Prerequisite(s): SOCY 105A or SOCY 105B, or by permission of the instructor.