45 Labour Studies

Globalization and Labour in the Twenty First Century

This globalization text has been positively-reviewed. It covers introductory concepts in globalization and the human condition, from capitalism to labour in the twenty-first-century.

Includes: Instructor resources, student resources, and summaries.

May suit: WORKLABR 1E03/2G03/3P03.

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations (1776) is Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith’s masterpiece. At the time of its publication, the book offered one of the world’s first collected descriptions of what builds nations’ wealth, and is still today a fundamental work in classical economics. Using the economics at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution as a point of reference, the book discusses broad topics such as the division of labour, productivity, and free markets.

May suit: WORKLABR 3M03.

Understanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom

This textbook brings together lived experience representation and the most recent research to explore homelessness in Canada from a range of different perspectives. Learners are challenged to think about homelessness from various academic viewpoints, including the fields of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, Mental Health and Public Health Studies, Population Studies, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences.

Includes: Real life scenarios, interview videos, interactive activities, summaries, and additional files for educators.

May suit: WORKLABR 3T03.


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