SOC400 - Canada in a Global World: Citizenship, Migration and Belonging

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Subject Title
Canada in a Global World: Citizenship, Migration and Belonging

Subject Description
This course discusses  the historical and contemporary issues relating to the patterns, processes, and politics of global migration and immigration. Different types of migration including forced migrations, migrations due to climate change and political instability will be considered in the context of their impact on the Canadian experience. The factors that contribute to immigration and migration, the challenges of migrant workers and the challenges of migrants in their host countries will be discussed.  Throughout the course, the complexities and dynamics of global migration and the role immigrants play in the socioeconomic and political development in the places where they migrate to is examined.

Credit Status
one gen ed credit in Social Science/Science category.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

- Discuss the patterns, processes, and politics associated with the movement of people    
  around the globe
- Describe theoretical models about the causes and consequences of migration and 
- Examine the historical and contemporary factors facing people as they move to
  new locations
- Explain the role immigrants play in relation to the global economy and the Canadian   
  socioeconomic and political development
- Investigate the impact of race, identity, ethnicity, religion and orientation of the migrants  in the places where they migrate.

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