LBR STD 101

Introduction to Labor and Social Movements in Los Angeles

Description: (Formerly numbered Labor and Workplace Studies 101.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Students gain exposure to concepts of social justice, social movements, and workers and labor issues in context of global city of Los Angeles. In-depth examination of experience of workers and role of labor movement in Los Angeles, both historically and currently. Topics include changing organization of work in U.S. and reconfiguration of employment relationships; response of labor movement, historically and in present, to managerial initiatives; way in which organized labor has handled issues of class, race, ethnicity, gender, and immigration status; and challenges facing workers in 21st century and their institutional responses in Los Angeles. P/NP or letter grading.

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