SOCI4325Sociology of Work3 ch [W]

A seminar concerned with studying the relationship between the people and the institutions involved with the production of goods and services. Focus is placed on the shift from an industrial economy to the growth of the service economy, the increase of technological advances and the impact this has had on work and work-life balance. The impact of changing work conditions on jobs, occupations, labour organizations, knowledge workers, labour markets, skill/up-skilling/deskilling, and globalization will be examined. Note: Students cannot obtain credit for both SOCI 4325 and POLS 4713.