- Code ANTH8042
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Development Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
The course aim is to give students a comprehensive understanding of the key issues in international and well as internal migration, as they affect developing countries and their development. The focus will primarily be on people moving as migrants or refugees between developing countries, but may consider migration from developing to developed countries in certain cases. This will cover topics such as refugee movement; the discourse of people smuggling and people trafficking; the effect of immigrant populations on local communities; and the economic contribution of migrant labour. The course will consider several case studies with different social and cultural contexts, with a focus on the Pacific, East Asia, and South Asia.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate a critical appreciation of the key concepts and approaches used by development scholars and practitioners who work in migration and development;
- Develop competencies in migration work as development practitioners and understand the likely social and economic impacts of migration policies and practices
- Reflect critically on their own experiences of migration and development in the light of the concepts and methods introduced in this course.
Forum contributions (20%) [Learning outcomes 1,2,3]
Critical Review, 2000 words (25%) [Learning outcome 1, 3]
Policy Discussion Paper, 4000 words (45%) [Learning outcome 2, 3]
Tutorial participation (10%) [Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials and tutorial-like activities; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading, and writing.
Oishi, N. 2005. Women in Motion: globalization, state policies, and labor migration, Stanford University Press, Stanford.
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