|Course ID:||INTL(GEOG) 8355. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Labor, Class, and Politics|
|Comparative and historical analysis of labor movements, social
class, and politics in developed and developing countries.
Emphasis on labor and globalization, changing structure of work,
and democratic politics.|
|Oasis Title:||LABR CLASS POLITICS|
|Prerequisite:||INTL 6300 or GEOG 4620/6620 or GEOG 4650/6650 or permission of department|
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
This course is designed to provide students with the major
theories, analytical approaches, and case studies of the
evolution and development of organized and unorganized labor, a
comparative analysis of social class, and its relationship to
political representation. Seminar paper required.
II. Industrialization and Labor.
III. The Evolution of Industrial Relations
Craft Unions and Industrial Unions
IV. Working Class or Lower Class:? Identity and Mobilization
V. American Exceptionalism: Why no Labor Party in the US?
VI. Labor and Representation: the Development of Democratic
Corporatism in Europe.
VII. Labor and Democratic Transitions in Eastern Europe.
VIII.The Underdevelopment of organized labor in East Asia.
IX. Labor, Repression and Dependencia in Latin America.
X. Globalization, Labor and Democracy.