I have a case study presentation case study must cover issues immigration policy raise for gender equality? Are gender concerns as important in economic as in family reunionification policies?
Can you please choose a Topic for my case study i couldn't choose. It must be on women migrants!
Topic Migration and gender.
I have 3 questions that I need to address and about 3 questions I would like to ask the class at the end of my presentation.
My questions to be included in my case study is:
Describe the context in both the destination and origin country - push and pull?
What are the migration policies that affect the move?
Social and economic implications of these policies.?
Think about solutions?
Think about questions that can arise?
Research indicates that learning in university settings is a function of attendance and
participation. Furthermore, students who are actively engaged through discussion,
demonstration, and teaching retain more than passive learners in this endeavour. A focus on
discussion and debate (active learning) is consistent with Faculty policy on Masters-level
The final participation mark will be based on a combination of your tutorial presentation and
general attendance, participation in reading groups, and contribution in seminars.
Each week, one or two individuals will lead the class in a 20 minute discussion of an
interesting theme that emerged from the weeks readings. This should not be a
straightforward summary of a particular reading, but rather a critical analysis of the reading
and the broader topics it touches upon. Students are encouraged to introduce their own
material and enagage the class in activities and conversation, rather than simply 'delivering'
* Kofman, E. and V. Meetoo (2008). Chapter 6: Family Migration. World Migration 2008.
International Organization for Migration (IOM). Geneva, International Organization for
Migration (IOM): 151-172. [available in the READER].
Tsai, M.C. (2011), '"Foreign Brides" Meet Ethnic Politics in Taiwan', International Migration
Review, 45 (2), 243-68 [available in the READER].
Core readings â€“ policy documents
* Chinese Canadian National Council [CCNC] (2002) Submission to the Standing
Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (Canada) with respect to the Regulations under
the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, CCNC, Toronto [available in the READER].
* Ltr by the Coalition for a Just Immigration and Refugee Policy to Citizenship Immigration
Canada, 25 August 2000 [available in the READER].
* Freeman, G. (1995). "Modes of Immigration Policies in Liberal Democratic States."
International Migration Review 29(4): 881-902 [available in the READER]
* Australiaâ€™s non-discriminatory immigration policy statement (2012). Can be downloaded at:
http://www.immi.gov.au/media/fact-sheets/01backgd.htm [available in the READER]
* Boucher, A. and Gest, J. (2014) â€œMigration studies at a crossroads: A critique of
immigration regime typologies,â€ Migration Studies, printed online [available in the READER]
* Castles. F.G. 1991 â€œWhy Compare Australiaâ€ in F.G. Castles ed., Australia Compared:
People, Policies and Politics, Allen and Unwin, 1991, pp1-14. [Available in the
* Hopkin, J. (2010). â€œThe Comparative Method,â€ in Marsh, D. and Stoker, G. (eds) Theory
and Methods in Political Science, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndsmill, Baskingstoke,
* On interest group theory: Freeman, G. (2006). "National Models, Policy Types and the
Politics of Immigration in Liberal Democracies." West European Politics: 227-247. [Available
in the READER].
* On neo-institutional theory: Joppke, C. (1998). "Why Liberal States Accept Unwanted
Immigration." World Politics 50(2): 266-293. [Available in the READER].
* On economic theory: Massey, D. S., J. Arango, et al. (2006). Theories of International
Migration: A Review and Appraisal. The Migration Reader: Exploring Politics and Policies. A.
M. Messina and G. Lahav. Lynne Rienner Publishers, London: 34-62. [Available in the
*Cerna, L. (2011). "The varieties of high-skilled immigration policies: coalitions and policy
outputs in advanced industrial countries." Journal of European Public Policy 16(1): 144-161.
[available in the READER].
*Freeman, G. P. and D. K. Hill (2006). Disaggregating Immigration Policy: The Politics of
Skilled Labor Recruitment in the U.S. The human face of global mobility: International highly
skilled migration in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific. M. P. Smith and A. Favell.
New Brunswick, Transaction Publishers: 103-129. [available in the READER].
Errichiello, G. (2012). "Foreign Workforce in the Arab Gulf States (1930-1950): Migration
Patterns and Nationality Clause." International Migration Review 46(2): 389-413. [available
in the READER].
In addition to the specific readings outlined below, you may also find the following journals
ï‚· Journal of Population Research
ï‚· Journal of Aging Studies
ï‚· People and Place
ï‚· International Migration Review
ï‚· Journal of Social Policy
ï‚· Journal of Public Policy
ï‚· European Journal of Public Policy
ï‚· Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies