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International Migration and Transnationalism

Overview

  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 6

Module description

This module aims to explore the essential debates and key facts and historical developments involved in modern-day international migration and transnationalism. In the field of international migration, the module addresses global historical trends; the different trajectories of Europe and the United States; debates on (im)migration motives and policy; and the UK reality. In the field of transnationalism, the focus is on the relation between (im)migration and integration.

Topics will be addressed such as deterritorialisation and citizenship, assimilation and multiculturalism, and transnationalism in relation to dual or long-distance nationalism.