Labor Center: Spring 2022 Undergraduate Courses

Women & Work (Sociology/Labor 201) is taught by Clare Hammonds, Graduate Program Director and Professor of the Practice at the Labor Center. It fulfills Gen Ed and SB. The course examines the realities of women’s employment in the contemporary American workplace, including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, the wage gap, and the gendered division of labor. It also explores how women are resisting workplace inequalities. It meets Tue/Thurs 11:30am-12:45pm.

Labor & Work in the US (Sociology 292W/Labor 280) is taught by Renier Estevez-Quintana, doctoral student in sociology and former economics professor at the University of Havana. The course fulfills DU and Gen Ed. The course addresses key questions for students as they navigate the new economy. How is work changing? Where have all the good jobs gone? It also explores how workers are challenging the inequalities of the contemporary workplace. It meets Tue/Thurs 2:30-3:20pm plus discussion.

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