Fall 2019 - LBST 101 C100
Introducing Labour Studies (3)
Class Number: 5877
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Oct 23, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:20 PM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
Dec 4, 2019
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
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.
- Discussions 15%
- Quizzes 10%
- Writing Assignments 30%
- Midterm 20%
- Final Exam 25%
BUILDING A BETTER WORLD: An Introduction to Trade Unionism in Canada, 3rd edition (2015)
RETHINKING THE POLITICS OF LABOUR IN CANADA , - edition (2012)
WORK AND LABOUR IN CANADA: Critical Issues , 3 edition (2017)
Nickle and Dimed , (2011)
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