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-CI O as well as radical alternatives, the rise and fall of the industrial workplace, the onset of the service-and-technology-sector jobs, and the efforts of working people to achieve broader racial and gender equality. Includes a close analysis of the categories of gender, race, sexuality, and class that define women's lives.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credits in HIS.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2020