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Kathie Friedman
SIS 325
Seattle Campus

Immigration

Introduces key theoretical debates in international migration. Examines immigrants' political, economic, religious, and social integration into host societies, and continued ties to homelands. Experiences of voluntary and involuntary immigrants, of the second generation, and of incorporation into America and Europe. Designed around interdisciplinary texts and fieldwork in Seattle.

Class description

Introduces key theoretical debates in international migration. Examines immigrants' political, economic, religious, and social integration into host societies, and continued ties to homelands. Experiences of voluntary and involuntary immigrants, authorized and irregular immigrants, of the second generation, and of incorporation into America and Europe.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and small group discussions, exams, choice of service learning assignment or research paper.

Recommended preparation

Excellent reading, writing, and critical analysis skills needed.

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 10/16/2008