Checking date: 23/04/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Social problems III: new types of employment and changes in labour relations
(13020)
Study: Dual Bachelor in Political Science and Sociology (247)


Coordinating teacher: PARDO BUENDIA, MERCEDES

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Analysis

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
1. Capacity to recognize the complexity of social phenomena 2. Ability to manage information 3. Capacity for analysis and synthesis 4. Capacity to recognize the global and local character of social phenomena 5. Critical Thinking 6. Capabilities to identify and measure social vulnerabilities and conflicting processes 7. Capacity analysis of transformation and evolution of contemporary societies 8. Knowledge and skills to convey concepts, problems and sociological perspectives
Description of contents: programme
LESSON 1. Introduction: The crisis of work in a changing society. LESSON 2. Working in the era of globalization and ICT. LESSON 3. A new company, a new worker. LESSON 4. The problem of unemployment. LESSON 5. Labour flexibility and job insecurity. The informal economy. LESSON 6. The labor market inaccessible: disability, immigration, gender and other LESSON 7. The labor market in the European Union. LESSON 8. The role of trade unions.
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures by exposure of the course content: 40%. - Classroom exercises and case studies: 40%. - Individual papers (research project) Self-study: 20%.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Basic Bibliography
  • AUGUST STRINDBER. Pequeño Catecismo para la Clase Obrera. Capitan Swing.
  • Ceniceros, J.C.; Oteo, . La Orientación sociolaboral basada en itinerarios. Una propuesta metodológica para la intervención con personas en riesgo de exclusión.. Fundación Tomillo. Madrid.. 2003
  • JOSE FELIX TEZANOS Biblioteca Nueva. Madrid. El trabajo perdido. ¿Hacia una civilización postlaboral?. Biblioteca Nueva.
  • MANUEL CASTELLS . La era de la información. Vol. 1. La sociedad red. (Prólogo y capítulos 2, 3 y 4). Alianza.
  • ROBERT CASTEL. . La metamorfosis de la cuestión social: una crónica del salariado. . Ed. Paidós. Buenos Aires.. 1995
Additional Bibliography
  • ALONSO, L.E. . . Trabajo y ciudadanía. Editorial Trotta. Madrid.
  • ANDRÉ GORZ Editorial . La metamorfosis del trabajo.. Sistema. Madrid.
  • COLIN GILL Work . Unemployment and the New Technology. Polity Press.
  • JAVIER G. POLAVIEJA . . Estables y precarios. Desregulación laboral y estratificación social en España. Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas.
  • MIKE RIGBY Y RAFAEL SERRANO DEL ROSAL (EDS.) . Estrategias sindicales en Europa: Convergencias o divergencias . Consejo Económico y Social .
  • ORIO GIARINI Y PATRICK M. LIEDTKE . Barcelona. El dilema del empleo. El futuro del trabajo. . Galaxia Gutemberg.
  • ULBRICH BECK . Un nuevo mundo feliz. La precariedad del trabajo en la era de la globalización. Paidós. Barcelona.
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