Lobal Labour History / Write a review of Beverly Silveras Forces of Labor

20% of your final grade

Length: 1000 words

Due: Upon completion of Unit 1; Week 6 of the suggested study schedule

Hint: Think about this assignment before you begin working through Unit 1.

Instructions: Write a review of Beverly Silveras Forces of Labor. Since the review will be short you need to think carefully about what the main points of the book really are, and avoid everything that is not absolutely essential to the arguments presented in the book. This a?bare bonesa? approach will help you to develop the theoretical tools you can use to analyse the material in subsequent course units.

Online Sources for Review Writing

/edu/research/subject_resources/history/bookreview.html

Marking Guide

Content: 70%
Answers the question in a clear, accurate, logical, and comprehensive manner. Where appropriate, gives examples to illustrate points being made.

Format, Mechanics, and Style: 30%
Where external sources are referred to, they are appropriately identified and cited according to an established academic style.
Grammar, spelling, and sentence structure are used correctly.
Style is appropriate for a university-level course

Lobal Labour History / Write a review of Beverly Silveras Forces of Labor

Assignment 3: Unit 3 Essay

Weight: 30% of your final grade

Length: 1500 words

Due: Upon completion of Unit 3; Week 16 of the suggested study schedule

Hint: Think about this assignment before you begin working through Unit 3.

Instructions: Write an essay on one (1) of the three topics given below. For this essay, you will need to use the readings assigned to the topic of your choice, plus four other sources that can either be from the suggested readings or other scholarly works on the topic. You should also use appropriate theoretical concepts from Silveras Forces in Labor to ensure a coherent train of thought in your paper.

Choose one (1) topic from Topic 1, Topic 2, or Topic 3 below:

Topic 1: Workers West: From Fascism to the New Left
Topic 2: Workers East: Taylorism and Revolution
Topic 3: Workers South: Confronting Neocolonialism, Racism, and Counterinsurgency

Marking Guide

Content: 70%
##Answers the question in a clear, accurate, logical, and comprehensive manner. Where appropriate, gives examples to illustrate points being made.

Format, Mechanics, and Style: 30%
##Where external sources are referred to, they are appropriately identified and cited according to an established academic style.
##Grammar, spelling, and sentence structure are used correctly.
##Style is appropriate for a university-level course