Demography and International Migration
a) the understanding about human demographic dynamics;
b) a critical knowledge of concepts and data sources on migration;
c) the awareness of the main global demographic trends, namely migration trends, and discussion on the related challenges. Developing skills to:
d) identify themes and build research questions;
e) transmit synthetic and critical knowledge, written and oral, mobilizing relevant empirical and theoretical information.
Maria João Casanova de Araújo e Sá Valente Rosa
Weekly - 3
Total - 280
Comissão Europeia. (2019). Demographic Scenarios for the UE: Migration, Population and Education. Luxembourg Publications Office of the European Union. Disponível em https://ec.europa.eu/
Eurostat. (2019). People on the move: Statistics on Mobility in Europe. Disponível em https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/
IOM. (2020). World Migration Report 2020. Disponível em https://publications.iom.int/
IOM. (2019). Glossary on Migration. Disponível em https://www.iom.int/glossary-migration-2019
Observatório das Migrações (2019). Indicadores de integração de imigrantes- Relatório estatístico anual. Disponível em https://www.om.acm.gov.pt/
Observatório das Migrações (2019). Imigração em Números: Estatísticas de Bolso da Imigração 2019. Disponível em https://www.om.acm.gov.pt
OCDE. (2018). International Migration Outlook 2018. Disponível em: https://www.oecd.org/migration/
Weeks, J.R. (2008). Population: an introduction to concepts and issues. USA: Thomson Wadsworth.
Practical classes are included which consist of exercises to apply knowledge, sessions, presentations of works and discussion of selected topics.
The evaluation will take into account students participation in the sessions(20%), and the presentation of a written work and its discussion in class. The paper shall have 10 pages maximum (letter 12, double space) and must be delivered in a word file.(50%), the result of a written exam(30%)
1. Demographic trends: World; Europe; Portugal.
2. Concepts and Data Sources about International Migrations and Migrants.
3. Migrations: World; Europe; Portugal
Programs where the course is taught: