URBST 239W - Urban Labor and Labor Movements

Overview

Course Title

Urban Labor and Labor Movements

Department(s)

Description

Introduction to the nature of work and work organization in contemporary urban settings. Topics include the social organization of work, changes in the composition of the work force, the impact of technology on work and workers, and the organization of workers through labor unions and other forms of worker organization. The evolution of work and worker organization from the beginning of industrialization through the shift to a service-oriented economy will be central focus of the course.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule