HIST204 - WORK& WORKERS IN AMERICA

Description: 
The subjects to be examined in this seminar on work and workers in the United States, include: industrialization and working-class protests movements in the nineteenth century; transformations of work under corporate capitalism; women, African Americans, immigrants and work; the rise of mass production unionism in the 1930s; deindustrialization and the eclipse of trade unionism; workers in contemporary America and blue color blues; and the future of work and new avenues for labor organizing. A number of films will be shown during the course of the semester and two field trips are planned. Requirements for the seminar include: the leading of discussions; three paper assignments; and engaged participation.
Instructors: 
LICHT, WALTER
Day and Time: 
T 0130PM-0430PM
Room: 

COLLEGE HALL 315A

Activity: 
SEM
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    Registration Notes: 
    MAJORS ONLY