Migration Policy in a Comparative Perspective
- To provide students with ability to understand the complex phenomena of international migration and to critically assess migration governance using appropriate theoretical and methodological interdisciplinary approaches.
- Demonstrates independent and critical understanding of the most important aspects of political responses to international migration
- Shows awareness of the relationship between theory and practice in relation to migration governance
- Understands the nature of international migration
- Understands varying policy responses to international migration at local, state, regional and international level
- Identifies the differences between forms and types of migration
- Identifies and assesses critically the competing claims that are made regarding the impact of international migration
- Identifies the strengths and weaknesses of different theoretical approaches to the study of migration politics
- Assesses critically theoretical and policy approaches to forced migration
- Analyses migration governance beyond the nation state and makes connections between local, national, regional and global levels
- Knows specific features of global migration governance and analyses relevant actors and structures in connection with wider dynamics of global governance
- Introduction: What is International Migration? The Politics of International Migration
- Theoretical Debates on Migration Politics and Policy-Making
- Forced Migration: Multiple Policy Dilemmas
- Methodological Nationalism and Migration Governance beyond the Nation-State
- Migration Governance in World Regions
- Global Migration Governance
- 2022/2023 3rd module0.3 * Final paper + 0.25 * Presentation (team work) + 0.25 * In-class participation + 0.2 * Position paper
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