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The website titled: 'Personal 2 Professional' that Work & Racism (LS2J03) students built to explore the various industries in Canada.

Labour Studies Students Create Public Website to Explore Inequalities in Various Industries

Our undergraduate students are amazing. Under the guidance of Dr. Tommy Wu, students in the Work and Racism course engaged in a semester-long scaffolded project to explore the racial and gendered dynamics of various industries (nursing, teaching, janitorial services, and etc.) in Canada.

Apr 06, 2020

Students combined art (hand-drawn infographics), technology (WordPress), and socio-economic analysis to produce a public-facing website highlighting the histories, contemporary working conditions, and the differential impacts on communities from each industry. This is particularly helpful during this contemporary crisis when certain industries finally become “essential” and their inner workings come into focus to the general public. Any feedback is encouraged and valued. To comment, click into the industries and scroll down to the bottom to the comment icon.

This is the site that the Work&Racism (LS2J03) students built to explore the various industries in Canada: https://macblog.mcmaster.ca/personal-2-political/

This is a site created by a group in the Theory (LS2C03) class on the fur trade:  https://elizabethwong485.wixsite.com/lsfur