ILRHR 6635

ILRHR 6635

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Unemployment is damaging to individuals, families, and society. Governments around the world have attempted to mitigate these harms, in some countries through generous out-of-work benefits, intensive services for job seekers, and disincentives for employers to lay workers off in the first place. But why is unemployment so persistent in capitalist societies? What does it mean for an individual to be unemployed? What can the US learn from other countries to better combat unemployment and reduce its socially damaging effects? This course explores these questions in an interdisciplinary fashion through readings and lectures by researchers, advocates, and policymakers from around the US and Europe.

When Offered Spring.

Comments Co-meets with ILRHR 4635.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRHR 4635

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 14261 ILRHR 6635   LEC 001