SOCY 7342X Sociology of Immigration

3 hours; 3 credits

Major sociological perspectives on international migration. The diverse causes, consequences and contexts of contemporary immigration. Linkages between local, regional, national and transnational processes organizing immigration. Impacts of global economics and geopolitics, immigration policies, the creation of social and technological linkages, familial, community and interpersonal relationships in immigration. Immigrant settlement, adaptation, transnational mobility in social, economic, political, and cultural arenas. Immigrant organizing and activism.



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