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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 1127
Professor
K.Mazri
Semester
Summer

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Sociology of work and occupations Overlap with organizational behavior, leadership, etc Ie: study of big organizations Also influence by conflict theory Look at inequalities Good jobs Pay Location Discount/perks Benefits/pensions Mentally stimulating Fit skills Prestigee Good management Leadership Clarity of goals Consistency/fairness Communication Understanding/reasonable Fits personal morals/values Flexibility Work/life stability Good colleagues Career "ladder" Recognition Autonomy Bad jobs The opposite Exploitative Harassmen Poor health and safety Illegal "grey marketed In Canada since 1900s: more good jobs --> More bad jobs Relative to size of workplace Part of pattern of stratification Polarization Jobs in the middle class Eg resource industries-- forestry, fishing, mining Three revolutions in work The agricultural revolution began 10000 years ago when people established permanent settlements and started hearing and farming The industrial revolution began 220 years ago when,aching and the steam engine greatly increased the ability of producers to supply markets The post industrial revol
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