Sociology Of Work And Industry

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sociology Of Work And Industry

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Behavioral Science, Business Management, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This module seeks to develop students? understanding of the nature of work in contemporary society and, in particular,
    how it is experienced from the perspective of the worker or employee. This includes consideration of the divergent
    interests and power differentials between the employer and the employed and the meaning and value that work has
    both to individuals, and to society as a whole.
    Assessment: Essay - 3000 words (75%) ; In-class Test (25%).

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