To provide an understanding on globalisation and its impact on labour from an interdisciplinary perspective in general and sociological perspective in particular.
To give an overview of the concepts of labour, employment relations and globalisation
To provide an outline of the labour and employment scenario in India
To examine the emerging issues in the context of labour and globalization
To familiarise with various methods and approaches of conducting labour research
To develop relevant areas of research for conducting in-depth studies
While the course aims to introduce students primarily to sociological perspectives on globalisation and its impacts on labour in developing societies like India, it will also draw extensively from the social sciences including the disciplines of political science, law, history, anthropology and economics. Moreover, this course draws significantly from feminist theorizing and research of labor and globalization.
Lectures, Case Studies, Group Exercises, Project Work, Book/Article Reviews, Presentations
Researchers in the field of Labour
Apart from internal faculty, other eminent experts working in the field.