Labor Studies | Directed Labor Study - Exchange Program in Brazil
L495 | 28324 | Mello, William


The following is a web based course offered through ONCOURSE:

LSTU-L 495 Directed Labor Studies – Exchange Program in Brazil 3 cr
hrs; Class Number 28324.  Application Deadline is December 1, 2007.
For more information, contact William Mello at wmello@iuk.edu.  The
emergency of the Workers’ Party nationally as well as in many state
and local municipal serves as the backdrop for students to get a
first hand account of the process whereby social movements play a
major role in reconstructing society for the benefit of the
majority.  During eleven days students will engage in a variety of
activities including:  meet with regional and national leaders in
labor and social movements; meet with regional and national leaders
of Brazil’s Workers Party (PT) and examine first hand the process of
participatory democracy; and visit community organization, worker-
controlled factories, unions, rural and industrial cooperatives,
peasant land occupations, as well as cultural and historical sites
in the southern region of Brazil.  Travel Dates:  March 6-17, 2008.
Instructor: William Mello, DLS, IUK.