This subject will undertake a critical analysis of the structure and behaviour of work and occupations in modern society. It will engage with the theoretical debates and empirical research that focus on the organizational development and work and occupations in society more generally. The class will focus on how work and occupations are structured, evolve over time and replicate and reinforce existing inequalities. The course will provide a range of sociological perspectives on the subject.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should:
Be able to understand the contemporary theoretical and empirical sociological approaches to organisations;
Develop an intimate understanding of organisational partnerships within modern society;
Be able to critically engage with research on organisations that uses sociological research methods.