25 years in the Sociology of Work in Venezuela

  • Consuelo Iranzo
Keywords: Sociology of work; Venezuela; trade unionism; labor relations and gender.


Presents a balance short of the sociology of work in Venezuela
during the past 25 years. Research in this period was oriented
towards the areas of trade unionism, labour relations, the labour
market, the Organization of production and work, gender and
work; mostly dealing with the issues arising from the economic
situation, at the beginning and for example: the internal crisis
of the trade unions, their partidizacion; the labor flexibilization,
precariousness of employment, then the strategy of ignorance of
the working actor, outsourcing, among other issues. Identifies the
academic spaces and institutions where running studies and the
training, professorships and postgraduate programmes linked to
the labour problems