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Theoretical Foundations of Labour Studies

This course examines the political, economic and sociological approaches to understanding work and labour in capitalist societies. Key concepts explored include private property, competition, the labour market, the labour process, the state and its role, the production of social inequality (including social class, gender, 'race', and ability), and the nature of various forms of oppositional consciousness and social movements.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): II Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes Language?: No

Stephanie Ross

Associate Professor

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Labour Studies program or permission of the Director. Antirequisite(s): LABR ST 1B03