International & Comparative Labor (ILRIC)Industrial and Labor Relations

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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

  • 14433ILRIC 2350  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 115
    • Boyer, G

      Colvin, A

      Doellgast, V

      Gleeson, S

ILRIC 2370

Provides an introduction to the different forms of worker participation and their associated benefits for employees, firms, and society.  We will compare and contrast different models of participation, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17248ILRIC 2370  SEM 101

ILRIC 3200

This pre-fieldwork course examines leadership and global service-learning (GSL) themes and provides students a forum for critical reflection on community-driven service, intercultural learning, power and ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ALS 3200

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14961ILRIC 3200  LEC 001

  • Pre-requisite: Students must undertake study abroad, fieldwork, research, internship or community engaged service-learning (in the US or in another country) by the end of the calendar year or have permission of instructor.

ILRIC 4260

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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14743ILRIC 4260  LEC 001

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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  •   Combined with: GOVT 3303

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14648ILRIC 4330  LEC 001

ILRIC 4332

After a wave of automation in the 1960s in US manufacturing, Robert Solow concluded that technological change had had no negative impact on the quantity of jobs in the US economy, but had a profound impact ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRIC 6332

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17254ILRIC 4332  LEC 001

ILRIC 5300

Examines the human resource implications of managing workers across firm boundaries in increasingly complex production networks.  Outsourcing, offshoring, spin-offs, and the use of temporary staffing agencies ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17331ILRIC 5300  LEC 001

ILRIC 6330

From a perspective rooted in comparative political economy, this graduate seminar examines the politics of economic inequality in the United States and Europe.  The emphasis is contemporary: growing inequality, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 6303

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14649ILRIC 6330  LEC 001

ILRIC 6332

After a wave of automation in the 1960s in US manufacturing, Robert Solow concluded that technological change had had no negative impact on the quantity of jobs in the US economy, but had a profound impact ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRIC 4332

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17256ILRIC 6332  LEC 001

ILRIC 6350

The course covers three major topics: labor markets in the developing world, distribution and development: theory and evidence, and policies to deal with these issues. view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14647ILRIC 6350  LEC 001

  • ILRIC 6350 is open to undergraduate students who have completed ILRLE 2400 or ECON 3030.