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SOC-362 Sociology of Work

Sociology of Work examines the workplace from a sociological viewpoint to analyze the historical and modern-day workplace. A socio-historical view toward the world of work is studied; this includes foundational scholarship as well as the way modern work has evolved over the years. Technological and social organizational changes that gave rise to modern forms of manufacturing, wage labor, and labor unions are explored. The role of key social variables of race, class, and gender play in the modern-day workplace is also examined. Finally, this course addresses contemporary debates regarding the amount of time people spend at work, including the struggle for a balance between work and family obligations.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (SOC-362-OL):
Oct 2018,  Nov 2018,  Dec 2018,  Jan 2019,  Feb 2019,  Mar 2019

Semester Hours: 3

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