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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCIOL 232 - Sociology of Work

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

What is work? How is work tied to status and identity? These questions will be explored through some of the following topics: kinds of work and the interdependency of unpaid work and paid work; transformations of paid work in the United States between the turn of the 19th/20th century and the 20th/21st century; the global economy and commodity chains; how we learn to work; workplace inequalities across race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation; and worker resistance and workplace utopias.

Enrollment Requirements:
Prerequisite: SOCIOL 101