SOSC 1510 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Primary Sector Of The Economy, Precarious Work, Equal Pay For Equal Work
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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:!
Canadian Council of Chief Executives"
Capitalism / Capitalist society
Division of labour"
Double day / second shift
Equity seeking groups"
Flexible labour markets / flexibility"
Fordism / Fordist compromise
Gender-based division of labour"
Gender wage gap"
Gross Domestic Product
Internal labour market"
John Maynard Keynes
Labour force participation rate
Neo-liberal / Neo-liberalism"
Precarious work /jobs/employment"
Primary industry "
Racialization / Racialized Canadians"
Sex vs gender"
Staples / staple products"
Work-life balance / job-family conflict"
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