- Work, employment and society
- Capitalism and rationalisation
- Work organisation
- The workplace
- Career development
- Work-life balance
- Work identity
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Admission to the programs below
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as SGY883 Work and Employment.
Work and Employment are basic social experiences. How can we understand them and why are they so important to us? This subject will search for answers by applying sociological key-concepts to contemporary Work and Employment issues. The subject consists of three parts. The first part examines the relevance of work for individuals and society. In the second part, we investigate the organisation of Work and Employment on a political, organisational and individual level. The final part deals with our experience of work. It contemplates the future of work in terms of work-life balance and the chances for individuals' self-realisation. On the basis of those three parts students will gain a clear understanding of Work and Employment in contemporary societies that will benefit their own careers as well as their understanding of society in general.
- Assignment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 2 (20%)
- Assignment 3 (40%)
- Online Discussion (20%)
Textbook information is pending.