Units of Study

ANTH2628 - Migration and Migrant Cultures

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ryan Schram

Description

This unit of study examines human migration and settlement from an anthropological perspective. It is framed by three general and connecting themes: (a) anthropology's turn from bounded cultures to the study of movement and contested identities; (b) the role of migration in transnational relations with a focus on middle and late modernity; and (c) the relation between the growth of migration populations and race relations, especially as this has unfolded in Australia.

Assessments

1x2500wd essay (45%), 1x1500wd take-home exam (40%) and debate participation (15%)

Textbooks

readings will be available at the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from Anthropology

Prohibitions

ANTH2120, ANTH2121

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