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Lecture 7

SOSC 1510 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Primary Sector Of The Economy, Precarious Work, Equal Pay For Equal Work


Department
Social Science
Course Code
SOSC 1510
Professor
Lee Wiggins
Lecture
7

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Work and Labour Studies Program, Department of Social Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University
!
THE FUTURE OF WORK
AS/SOSC 1510 – 2015-16
POSSIBLE QUESTIONS FOR MID-TERM TEST
to be held on Wednesday, Dec 2
You will have two hours to complete this test.
SECTION A – TERMS and CONCEPTS
THE TEST WILL SHOW TEN OF THESE TERMS…
You will be asked to explain what FIVE (5) of these terms mean, and give an
example of how they have helped us to understand the future of work (More
complete answers earn higher marks)
Explain what these terms mean, and give an example of how they help us understand
the future of work:!
Adam Smith
Austerity"
Bad jobs
Business cycle"
Canadian Council of Chief Executives"
Capitalism / Capitalist society
Cyclical changes
Discouraged workers
Discrimination
Division of labour"
Double day / second shift
Employment"
Employment equity
Equality
Equity"
Equity seeking groups"
Flexible labour markets / flexibility"
Fordism / Fordist compromise
Gender-based division of labour"
Gender wage gap"
Glass ceiling"
Globalization"
Good jobs"
Gross Domestic Product
Industrialization
Inequality
Internal labour market"
Job ghetto"
Job shelters
John Maynard Keynes
Karl Marx"
Keynesianism"
Labour force"
Labour force participation rate
Living wage"
Minimum wage
NAFTA"
Neo-liberal / Neo-liberalism"
Patriarchy"
Pay equity"
Precarious work /jobs/employment"
Primary industry "
Race"
Racism"
Racialization / Racialized Canadians"
Secondary industry"
Service sector"
Sex vs gender"
Staples / staple products"
Stress"
Stimulus spending"
Structural changes"
Systemic discrimination"
Unemployment"
Unemployment Rate"
Unprotected workers
Welfare state"
Work-life balance / job-family conflict"
Working poor"
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