- Unit introduction - Key concepts and theories of migration
- Hans Rosling’s ‘Facts about the Population’
- International migration; voluntary migration
- International migration; involuntary migration
- Return migration; guest workers, human trafficking and smuggling
- Making Australia great – a multicultural nation
- Fieldtrip: Ethnic enclaves, ethnic economies and integration
- International Retirement migration, seasonal migration and youth migration
- Domestic migration: Case review of Australia and China
- Governing migration flows: restrictionism vs open borders
- Forum: class migration stories
- Podcast - Unit summary
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Online assignment submission
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
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This subject is concerned with the mobility of human life and the contemporary and historical processes of migration. Drawing on findings from human geography, demography and politics, the unit will encompass: spatial patterns of migration in Australia, international migration, the globalisation of labour markets, the complex ethical, economic and security concerns emanating from migration, skilled migration, population ageing, and rural to urban (and urban to rural) migration.
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- Report (50%)
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