Oct 26, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SOC/ANTH 507/5200 - Introduction to Migration and Refugee Studies (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
Graduate standing or advanced undergraduate standing and permission of instructor.

Description
Drawing on interdisciplinary approaches in history, political science, sociology, economics and psychology, this introductory course examines the causes and consequences of population movements, and provides basic background , terminology and concepts for further studies in this field. It offers an overview of migrants’ trajectories across national boundaries, analyzes migrants’ integration and their transformative impact on as well as contribution to host societies. It examines the networks of relations migrants may maintain with their home countries. It also looks at the role of policies and practices of the humanitarian regime in shaping the experience and addressing the challenges faced by refugees, asylum seekers, and returnees.

Cross-listed
Same as   .
When Offered
Offered in fall.



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