The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
- 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.
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
Title of the programme
Master  in Sociology
Master  in Labour sciences (shift schedule)
Master  in Labour Sciences (shift schedule)
Master  in Multilingual Communication
Minor in Sociology and Anthropology
Master  in Sociology and Anthropology