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SOC 474

Immigration, Borders and Belonging

Immigrants, refugees, and temporary migrant workers are a part of a global phenomenon of population migration. This course provides an overview of Canadian immigration history, trends, policies, and theories, from a sociological perspective. We will examine migration issues and contexts, with attention to diversity, inequality, citizenship, identity, and belonging. We will look at the obstacles, challenges and opportunities for newcomers and long-term immigrants and their descendants both in the Canadian and global contexts
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 107

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Sociology