Jan 19, 2021  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLT 219 - Work, Workers and Trade Unions in Advanced Capitalist Societies

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS

This course examines the nature and organization of work in capitalist societies, and the forms of labor organization created by workers. It is a comparative course, looking at Western Europe, Japan, Australia and the United States. Among the topics covered are: conflict and cooperation in the workplace, the intersection of race, class and gender at work, types of trade unionism, the labor process, new union strategies and the role of the state and employers in the regulation of class relations.

Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: C. Howell

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