International Migration and Communities on the Move - 1st semester


- Understanding the interaction between globalization and international migration (IM) - Getting to know the concepts and theories in the domain of IM - Focus on fundamental and present topics in relation with globalization processes

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Maria Margarida Marques


Weekly - 2

Total - Available soon

Teaching language





Collier, Paul. Exodus. Migration and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century. Penguin Books, 2013. Castles, Stephen e Mark J. Miller. The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World. Palgrave: Macmillan, 4ª ed., 2009. Gosh, Bimal. Org. Managing Migration. Oxford University Press, 2000. Hollifield, James. \"The Emerging Migration State”. International Migration Review, 38 (3), 2004, pp. 885-912
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Portes, Alejandro e Patricia Fernández-Kelly. Org. The State and the Grassroots. Immigrant Transnational Organizations in Four Continents. Berghahn, 2015. Zolberg, Aristide. “Matters of state: theorizing immigration policy”. In C. Hirschman, P. Kasinitz e J. DeWind. org. The Handbook of International Migration: The American Experience. Nova York: Russell Sage: 1999, pp. 71-93.

Teaching method

Classes will evolve in a dinamyc process of discussion of mandatory readings. The list of the texts to be discussed in class is complemented by aditional texts that may be used by the students to dig in deeper in specific topics of the course. Presence in class is mandatory and the seminar format supposes active involvement in discussions.

Evaluation method

Final evaluation will be the result of the grades obtained both in the participation in class and in the written essay, using the bibliography in the syllabus.

Subject matter

1. International migration: theories and basic concepts 2. Migration management: Nation-State and Global Governance 3. Transnationalism, Diasporas and Development


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