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Kathie Friedman
SIS 438
Seattle Campus

Forced Migrations

Provides an interdisciplinary understanding of the causes, characteristics, and consequences of forced migration experiences across the global system. Explores how international policy makers, humanitarian workers, and scholars have constructed forced migration as a problem for analysis and action, including some of the ethical dilemmas involved. Recommended: SIS 325 or SIS 344.

Class description

Provides an interdisciplinary understanding of the causes, characteristics, and consequences of forced migration experiences across the global system. Explores how international policy makers, humanitarian workers, and scholars have constructed forced migration as a problem for analysis and action, including some of the ethical dilemmas involved.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

lecture, discussion, service learning option

Recommended preparation

Recommended: sis 325 or sis 344. previous international studies or human rights courses

Class assignments and grading

intensive reading, writing, and discussion, service learning option

Class participation, exams, papers, service learning option


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: 01/30/2008