MGMT2715 Labour History

6 Units of Credit
Management & Governance

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Not currently being offered. Focuses on the transformation of working life in nineteenth and twentieth century Australia and changes in management. Considers; the origins and development of the Australian labour movement and laborism. Themes covered include The nature and purpose of historical inquiry and research methods The origins and development of labour markets and trave unions The emergence of working class culture and consciousness The influence of gender, race, ethnicity and locality on worker outlook and agency Worker political mobilisation and the rise of party politics The role of the state in industrial relations The of radical ideologies Immigrant and Aboriginal workers and the rose of women in paid employment