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Why Do People Migrate? Theories

European University Institute via FutureLearn

Found in Social Sciences
  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate $54 Certificate Available
  • Effort 3 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 3 weeks long
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Overview

Move beyond the headlines about migration

In this course, you will learn about different theoretical models that seek to explain why migration starts and why it continues. You will explore migration as a structural feature of our societies and examine individual’s choices to migrate. You will consider the role networks and institutions play in the movement of people. You will also hear from international experts about how migration theories can help us understand cases of labour migration in different world regions.

This course is for anyone interested in learning about migration.

Taught by

Anna Triandafyllidou

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