Fall 2019 - LBST 101 C100

Introducing Labour Studies (3)

Class Number: 5877

Delivery Method: Distance Education

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Distance Education

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Oct 23, 2019
    7:00 PM – 8:20 PM
    AQ 3149, Burnaby

    Dec 4, 2019
    3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Location: TBA

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

Introduction to key concepts necessary for understanding the character and organization of work in contemporary society. The discussion of such issues as how our society decides who works, what the work will be, and under what conditions people work, will be situated in the context of current debates, trends and issues. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Grading

  • Discussions 15%
  • Quizzes 10%
  • Writing Assignments 30%
  • Midterm 20%
  • Final Exam 25%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

BUILDING A BETTER WORLD: An Introduction to Trade Unionism in Canada, 3rd edition (2015)
ISBN: 9781552667873

RETHINKING THE POLITICS OF LABOUR IN CANADA , - edition (2012)
ISBN: 9781552664780

WORK AND LABOUR IN CANADA: Critical Issues , 3 edition (2017)
ISBN: 9781551309576

Nickle and Dimed , (2011)
ISBN: 9780312626686

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Required Readings listed on the course outlines are the responsibility of the student to purchase. Textbooks are available for purchase at the SFU Bookstore on the Burnaby campus or online through the Bookstore's website.

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Exams
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Registrar Notes:

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