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Spring 2022
Jul 01, 2022
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SOCI 355 - Immigrants, Refugees & State
This course examines the causes and consequences of forced migration, focusing in particular on displacement from conflict and human rights violations. It begins with the history of the concept of 'refuge' and then traces the evolution of the international regime for protecting and assisting refugees and displaced persons. The course then focuses on current examples of displacement in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and Europe.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Seminar

Sociology Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/CULP Social Science, SFS/IPOL International Law, X-List: GOVT

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