Course Contents

Course Code and Title: SOS 436-Sociology of Migration

Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: Second Year, Spring
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
ECTS Credits: 6
Instructor: Dr. Nilüfer Özcan Demir
Course Content: The temporal and spatial patterns of reasons of the individual, group and mass migrations at the national and international levels; the structures of groups and societies that have included in migration and that have been migrated to and have been migrated from; the political, cultural and economic relations among them; the determinants of immigration; macro-micro approaches on migration; globalization; immigration and poverty, and the contradictions or problems they have created are all  focused on.
Course Objectives: By the manifestation of migration models’ macro and micro perspectives, students figure out fundamental determinants behind the scene of migration as industrialization, globalization, imbalance of rural-urban areas, high supply of labor force, disparity of the wages, the negative conditions of the place from where have been migrated and the positive conditions of the place to where have been migrated. The students hereby determine the influences of migration phenomenon on different social events and their determinants fundamentally, and they interpret and express the social realities underlying the phenomenon.
Teaching Method: The first section: lecturing; the second section: the students are to make research, to prepare research paper and to present it, to participate in and to discuss throughout the presentation  
Assessment Method:  One written examination (50%) and one final exam (50%)
Recommended Reading List
Jackson, J. A., (1969) Migration Cambridge U. P. London
Abadan-Unat, Nermin, (?) Migration and Development: A Study of the Effects of International la Ajans-Turk Ankara
Brinley, Thomas (1973) Migration and Economic Growth: A Study of Great Britain and the Atlan Cambridge Univ. Cambridge
Abadan-Unat, Nermin, (2002) Bitmeyen Göç İstanbul Bilgi Ü.Yayını
Bozkurt Necati (2000) Denizi Kurutmak; Dünden Bugüne Zorunlu Göç  Belge Yay.İstanbul

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