International & Comparative Labor (ILRIC)Industrial and Labor Relations

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14273ILRIC 2350  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 115
    • Batt, R

      Gleeson, S

      Kuruvilla, S

ILRIC 2370

This course provides an introduction to the challenges and benefits of employee involvement in decision-making at work.  We will compare and contrast different models, including worker-owned cooperatives, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16620ILRIC 2370  SEM 101

ILRIC 3547

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEM 3547DSOC 3547GOVT 3547

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16656ILRIC 3547  LEC 001

  • 16657ILRIC 3547  DIS 201

  • 16661ILRIC 3547  DIS 202

  • 16662ILRIC 3547  DIS 203

  • 16663ILRIC 3547  DIS 204

  • 18628ILRIC 3547  DIS 205

  • 18629ILRIC 3547  DIS 206

ILRIC 4312

This course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migrants and migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  • 17861ILRIC 4312  SEM 101

ILRIC 4330

From a perspective based on comparative political economy, this course examines pressing contemporary issues such as the politics of growing inequality.  We consider conflicts around markets, democracy, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3303

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16621ILRIC 4330  LEC 001

ILRIC 4340

Devoted to new topics in the field. The specific content and emphasis vary depending upon the interests of the faculty member teaching the course. view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: An Alternate Paradigm of Sustainable Development

  • 14861ILRIC 4340  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 109
    • Aug 29 - Oct 18, 2019
    • Balasubramaniam, B

  • The predominant and narrow view that development equates to growth in income, expansion of infrastructure and rise in the standard of living is no longer seen as comprehensive or adequate. The World is also coming to terms with the inadequacy of mere economic growth and is struggling to find a development paradigm that is pragmatic to implement while ensuring sustainability at the same time. This course is about exploring an alternate development paradigm that draws lessons and inspiration from success stories across the world. It is built on the capability approach that many development economists are increasingly subscribing to and will help the student understand how building human and social capital will result in economic consequences.

ILRIC 4360

Globalization is having a significant impact on international disability policy, as well as on the empowerment of grassroots disability movements in countries around the world. This course will provide ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14464ILRIC 4360  LEC 001

ILRIC 6312

This course will introduce students to basic concepts and developments related to migrants and migration in Central America, Mexico, and the United States via engaged learning and research. The course ... view course details

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  •  8578ILRIC 6312  SEM 101

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRLR 9800

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 14570ILRIC 9800  SEM 101