Labor and Politics

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


MIT Course Number

17.188J / 11.414J

As Taught In

Fall 2005



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Course Description

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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.

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Richard Locke. 17.188J Labor and Politics. Fall 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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