SOCI 321

Sociology of Work and Occupations

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Explores central concepts in the sociology of work and occupations, followed by a historical overview of work in human societies, methods of training people for work, and the sociological study of the world of work. Also examines current employment patterns and trends, the nature of labour markets and jobs, the gendered arrangements of paid and unpaid work, the organization and management of work, the conditions of unions and industrial relations in Canada and elsewhere, and the more personal context of work.

Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer Fall Spring

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