HIS 312 - Who Built America?1929-Present
History of workers and work in America from the Depression through present. Focus is on the momentous changes in the socio-economic landscape since the 1930’s and the efforts of diverse groups of workers to cope with and adapt to them. Examines the rise of the AFL-CIO as well as radical alternatives, the rise and fall of the industrial workplace, the onset of service – and technology – sector jobs, and the efforts of working people to achieve broader racial and gender equality.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credits in HIS.
Last Term Offered: Spring 2016