Sociology of work

ltrav2200  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Sociology of work
5.00 credits
30.0 h
de Nanteuil Matthieu; Ferreras Isabelle;
Main themes
- The genesis and pathway of the sociology of work (abandonment of the de-terminist paradigm, development of the subject-based matrix, and slippage from an issue centred on work situation to one of employment). - Transformations of the organisation of production (the division of labour at the heart of the socio-technical approach, the crisis of Taylorism, and new forms of work organisation). - The enterprise and its logics of action. - A societal analysis of kinds of employment and of skill; the sociology of unemployment. - Identities in the workplace, and forms of insertion. - Departures from industrial society.
Learning outcomes

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

1 - To focus on the analytical programmes and proposals that make up the cor-pus of the sociology of work and employment. - To make a methodological comparison between the various (monographic, sectoral, typological and societal) approaches to empirical research that constitute this corpus. - To acquire a heuristic understanding of forms of employment at the level of Belgian society.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Labour sciences (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [60] in Labour Sciences (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Sociology

Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology

Minor in Sociology and Anthropology

Master [60] in Sociology and Anthropology