Introduction to Sciences of Work

ltrav2000  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to Sciences of Work
3.00 credits
15.0 h
Antoine Marie;
Main themes
The course will deal with the development of economic activity, and relations between the social partners and the government, by stressing the impact on work (e.g. the economic and social geography of Belgium, major developments in employment and skills, and the structuring of employers' associations and trade unions). The course will also highlight the main sources and means of bibliographical research, and the statistics needed to enable students to study certain issues in more detail when the need for this is felt in other courses; this will be done for a range of reasons including the completion of end-of-course work. Depending on the opportunities available, students may be invited to carry out concrete work on a personal search for sources, and a critical interpretation of these sources
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 This course aims to give students basic information on work, on collective relations, and on the industrial rela-tions system that has largely developed in Belgium since 1945. It also aims to guide students as they search for the sources they will need in order to deepen these contextual elements of matters relating to questions to do with work.
Other information
This course forms part of a study programme that takes place in the evenings and on Saturday mornings.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
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