Sociology of Work (2022/2023)

Course code
4S02435
Credits
6
Academic sector
SPS/09 - SOCIOLOGIA DEI PROCESSI ECONOMICI E DEL LAVORO

Learning outcomes

Objectives of the course are: (1) knowledge of actual changes in work's work, in relation to different organizational and content dimensions; (2) acquisition of the main keys to read sociology of work. By studying approaches and specific themes at the center of the sociological analysis of work, we identify concepts, interpretive modes, tools to analyze the main issues related to work. In particular, teaching will enable the student to acquire: (1) knowledge of the processes of change in the world of work, observed from the standpoint of different types of workers; (2) ability to analyze and understand the changing processes in economy and in labor market, in relation to various sectors of production of goods and services, both public and private; (3) critical analysis skills of different organizational contexts, and the connection of sociological knowledge with that of other constituent disciplines; (4) critical retrieval, interpretation and analysis of data and information (simple and complex indicators) related to changes in work; (5) ability to represent the processes studied and contextualization of specific intervention actions.