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Sociology of Work and Occupations

This course examines theory and research in the sociology of occupations. Topics include the emergence of competing occupations in jurisdictions such as health, education, law, engineering, and academe, and their shifting demographics. Consideration will be given to macro, meso and micro factors influencing the professions with emphasis on current issues including globalization and the 'knowledge economy.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter Offered?: No Language?: No

Paul Glavin

Associate Professor

Enrolment is limited with priority given to students in the Department of Sociology. Permission of the instructor is required for non-Sociology graduate students. Please contact the course instructor directly. Please include your student number in your correspondence.