Sociology 2920 Work and Society (Fall 2019)

This survey of the sociology of work will focus on the study of the following aspects of work: how work has changed through history in keeping with technological and political change, the new workplace, work and inequality, work and the family, types of work, training for work, and future trends in a workplace increasingly affected by globalization.

Cross Listed Course

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Basok, Tanya (2002). "Chapter 7 - Captive Labour". In Tortillas and Tomatoes: Transmigrant Mexican Harvesters in Canada. McGill-Queen's University Press.

Preibisch, Kerry L. and Evelyn Encalada Grez (2010). The Other Side of el Otro Lado: Mexican Migrant Women and Labor Flexibility in Canadian Agricuture. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, v 35 (2). pp. 289-316.

Reiter, Ester. 1991. "Introduction" and "Chapter 5". In Making Fast Food: from the Frying Pan into the Fryer. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press.