17.188J / 11.414J Labor and Politics

As taught in: Fall 2005

A photograph of toy people surrounded byglobes.
Globes and people. (Image courtesy of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.)




Prof. Richard Locke

Course Description

This graduate research and reading seminar examines an array of issues facing labor in today's global world. The premise of this course is that recent developments (e.g., globalization, liberalization, privatization, etc.) have created a mix of opportunities and risks for labor in most developing countries.