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POLS 388 Politics of Migration

POLS 388  Politics of Migration  Units: 3.00  

A broad but detailed introduction to the politics of international and internal migration on a global scale. The first half of the course deals with core issues such as the differences between migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees; why people move; migrant legal status and rights; migration and integration policy and governance; and effects of and responses to migration. The second half applies this foundation to the world's major regions, including Canada, the rest of the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (12.0 units in POLS at the 200-level or above and a minimum GPA of 2.0 on all units in POLS) or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science