Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International and Comparative Labor

In the School of Industrial and Labor Relations .

Course Offerings  

Faculty in the Department of International and Comparative Labor (ICL) are concerned with understanding and comparing labor and employment systems and practices in other countries and regions of the world,and with analyzing the dynamics of globalization as they relate broadly to work and capital.

The ICL department offers a broad range of courses on such topics as globalization, development, economics, union revitalization, international labor rights, comparative industrial relations, international migration, cross-cultural organizational behavior, comparative social policy and social movements, and strategic human resource management, as well as courses on specific countries and world regions.

Our multi-disciplinary faculty have regional expertise spanning China and East Asia, India and South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, North America, Australia, and Europe. Members of the ICL department are affiliated with academic departments across the school.


E. Friedman, chair (368 Ives Faculty Wing) ; R. Batt, S. Besky, D. Bishara, G. Boyer, A. Colvin, V. Doellgast, G. Fields, E. Friedman, J. Gross, T. Ivory, S. Kuruvilla, D. LeClercq, L. Nishii, and L. Turner