Political Science

POLS3715Work in the World Economy (A)3 ch (3C) [W]

This course surveys the social relations of power in the workplace in the 21st century.  Topics covered may include the global division of labour, workplace restructuring, the feminisation of work, global unemployment and underemployment, migrant labour, falling rates of unionization, low-wage work, contract work, temp work, precarious labour, homework and employment in the informal sector.