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Katharyne Mitchell
GEOG 344
Seattle Campus

Migration in the Global Economy

Analyzes the relationship between human mobility in the late twentieth century and changes in the global economy. Allows students to gain familiarity with scholarly research on international migration from a diversity of approaches and methods. Offered: jointly with JSIS B 344.

Class description

In this course we will analyze the relationship between human mobility in the late 20th century and changes in the global economy. The course will familiarize students with research on international migration from a diversity of approaches and methods. Topics include the economic context of migration, including an examination of the economic geography of globalization and the rise of transnational migration patterns; advanced issues in migration theory; and questions related to assimilation and citizenship in highly industrialized societies.

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Last Update by Therese A Young
Date: 11/23/1998