Sociology of Economic Labour Processes (2012/2013)

Course code
4S02532
Name of lecturer
Giorgio Gosetti
Coordinator
Giorgio Gosetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
SPS/09 - ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1° semestre dal Oct 1, 2012 al Dec 14, 2012.

Lesson timetable

1° semestre

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Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is the knowledge of changes taking place in the world of work in relation to the organizational and content dimensions, and the acquisition of the main keys to understanding the sociology of work. Through the study of specific themes at the center of the research activity of the sociology of work are identified concepts, modes of interpretation, analysis tools of the main topics related to work, allowing the acquisition of the necessary elements to understand the relationship that is being building among work, people and society.

Syllabus

The course is divided into two parts. The first part dealt with general aspects of work. Retracing reflections made by a number of authors who have characterized the development of sociology of work, are addressed the specificity of the discipline and the contribution that over the years it has given to interpret contents and changes in the work. In the second part we take into account the different dimensions of work (employment, unemployment, labor market, organizational models, training, etc..), paying particular attention to the changes taking place.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam is taken in oral form and requires the knowledge of the recommended texts.

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