International & Comparative Labor (ILRIC)Industrial and Labor Relations

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ILRIC 2301

Focuses on the international migration experience through the perspective of migrants themselves, drawing upon first-person accounts, letters and interviews, fiction and nonfiction. Looks at global and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15270ILRIC 2301  SEM 101

  • This course fulfills the ILR Advanced Writing requirement. Enrollment is restricted to ILR Sophomores and others with permission of the instructor.

ILRIC 2350

Provides an introduction to how globalization is changing the nature of work, labor, and capital. It examines both contemporary and historical debates about globalization, but also covers a number ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 3375

This course focuses on the evolution, current trajectories, and methods to improve labor practices in global supply chains. We will examine the key issue of why, after 25 years of corporate efforts and ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 3380

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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ILRIC 3557

Do you want to learn the discussion-based case method as taught at the Harvard Business School? Do you want to learn how to write a long research paper? Do you not want to take a final examination? If ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEM 3557GOVT 3557NBA 5300

  • 4 Credits Graded

ILRIC 4325

Examines the history of and contemporary change in the institutions underpinning the "European Social Model."  Europe has long been known for its strong labor unions and social regulation of labor markets. ... view course details

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    Combined with: ILRIC 6325

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 4360

Globalization is having an increasingly significant impact on international disability policy. This course will provide students an introduction to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 5380

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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ILRIC 6010

Provides an introduction to the challenges posed by the movement of people across borders. Examines the links between globalization and migration, and explores the implications of contemporary migrations ... view course details

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    Combined with: LATA 6210LSP 6010

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 6020

Covers recent and current developments in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and socially responsible investment (SRI) in a context of economic globalization. First classes set a foundation ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 6325

Examines the history of and contemporary change in the institutions underpinning the "European Social Model."  Europe has long been known for its strong labor unions and social regulation of labor markets. ... view course details

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    Combined with: ILRIC 4325

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15297ILRIC 6325  LEC 001

  • This course focuses on distinctive features of the 'European social model' -- theory/history on why traditional institutions (encompassing bargaining, etc.) were established in the past -- discussion of different institutional models within Europe -- and how/why these are changing. Classes would include overview of competing theories; national case studies; discussion of the impact of EU social/market policies.

ILRIC 7350

The study of work - and specifically wage labor - has been integral to sociology from the earliest days of the discipline. Although capitalism has evolved over the past century+, work remains a prism that ... view course details

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    Combined with: DSOC 7350SOC 7350

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

ILRIC 9800

Provides a forum for the presentation of current research being undertaken by faculty members and graduate students in the Department of International and Comparative Labor, and by invited guests. All ... view course details

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    Combined with: ILRLR 9800

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud