29 August 2014
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Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations
This course introduces students to sociological, psychological and interdisciplinary social scientific theories and empirical research on international migration, reactions of the host society, and the integration of immigrants and their children. The approach is analytical and empirical and focuses on international migration, acculturation, stereotyping and prejudice, discrimination, political mobilization, extreme-right wing voting, ethnic segregation in social networks, and ethnic inequality in the labor market.
Prof. dr. Frank van Tubergen
The course is designed for students in the social sciences interested in a research-oriented approach to the causes and consequences of migration. It is relevant for students across all disciplines in the social sciences (sociology, psychology, political science, anthropology and economics), and who are interested in research on migration, integration and ethnic relations. The course is relevant for both Bachelor and Master students.
Based on readings, presentations and class discussions, students will build up (a) an overview of the main research questions, theories, and empirical findings on international migration, integration, and ethnic relations, (b) knowledge of datasets and understanding of research methods that are commonly used in this field, (c) ability to critically evaluate empirical research, (d) ability to apply this knowledge to new problems within this field. This ability includes generating new research questions, using specific theory to elaborate research questions and formulating hypotheses.
Certificate of Attendance
EUR 865: • € 865 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 530 - Course + course materials
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