PoliticsPOLI 122 Politics, Labor, and Markets

Examines political and social dimensions of recent transformations in the U.S. labor market. Includes classical and contemporary theoretical debates over the nature and functions of work under capitalism. Focuses on shifts in the organization and character of work in a globalizing economy. Addresses recent trends in low-wage and contingent work, job mobility and security, and work/family relations. Includes attention to the roles and responses of business, labor, and government.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to politics and Latin American and Latino studies/politics combined major during first and second pass enrollment.

Credits

5

Instructor

Jaime Morse