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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HTY 477 - The American Worker

Examines changes in the world of work during successive phases of capitalist development since the Revolutionary War. Focus on skilled and unskilled labor; the evolving factory system; public policies and effects of technological change; ethnicity, race, and gender on worker responses. Assesses contemporary workplace issues from an historical perspective.

General Education Requirements:  Western Cultural Tradition, Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

Prerequisites: Three credits of History or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3