380.750.01 Migration and Health: Concepts, Rates, and Relationships
- Population, Family and Reproductive Health
- 3rd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tu Th, 3:30 - 4:50pm
Students review research on specific countries and population groups as well as international data to be able to identify key concepts, categories and trends in migration; to describe basic methods (and limitations) in measuring migration, to speculate on causation of patterns and rates, and to analyze some of the relationships between migration and health, including speculation on causation of patterns and rates of fertility, mortality and morbidity; gender and reproductive health; vulnerable populations (including victims of trafficking); migration policy and human rights.
- Methods of Assessment:
Participation in weekly discussions; two short written assignments; and one longer group project.
- Enrollment Restriction:
Undergraduates must receive permission of instructor
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- Consent Note:
Consent required for undergraduates only.
- Jointly Offered With: