Units of Study

GOVT6358 - Comparative Migration Policy

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anna Katherine Boucher

Description

This unit of study covers immigration policy debates in the world's three largest immigrant selecting nations - Australia, Canada and the United States - with additional reference to developments across the European Union. Students will analyse the regulation of skilled, family, asylum and illegal immigration and the determination of the size and composition of immigration programmes. Integration and citizenship policies are also considered. In all of these debates, the role of policy instruments, institutions and actors in the policy process are considered.

Assessments

1x1500wd exercise (30%), 1x3500wd research paper (55%) and participation (15%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week and 1x1-hr seminar/week

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