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SOCIOLOGY OF MIGRATION PROCESSES

CODE 98387
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES 10841 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • GENERAL SOCIOLOGY 66880
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course will develop a critical approach to contemporary migrations and will provide a general knowledge about main literature on the topic.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will aid to frame migration as a social phenomenon, describing causes, effects and dynamics

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- to develop a critical knowledge on contemporary migrations

- to analyse relationship between policies and migrations

- to realize micro-research experiences and observations on migrations 

- to explore borders as battlegrounds

TEACHING METHODS

The course opts for a teaching method focussed on participation, direct experience, knowledge co-production

The course will use films and images produced by the Laboratory for Visual Sociology.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will develop the following subjects:

a) causes and effects of migration; b) migration and labour market; c) gender and migration; e) migration, citizenship and social movements.

A specific attention will be devoted to borders, migrations and solidarity's practices. 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For students attending classes:

- Queirolo Palmas L, Rahola F, 2020, Underground Europe. Lungo le rotte migranti, Meltemi, Milano.

- Giliberti L., 2020, Abitare la frontiera. Lotte neorurali e solidarietà ai migranti sul confine franco-italiano.

For students not attending classes

-  Ambrosini M., Sociologia delle migrazioni, Il Mulino, Bologna (compulsory)

In addition: 

Giliberti L., 2020, Abitare la frontiera. Lotte neorurali e solidarietà ai migranti sul confine franco-italiano.

or 

Queirolo Palmas L, Rahola F, 2020, Underground Europe. Lungo le rotte migranti, Meltemi, Milano.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUCA GIUSEPPE QUEIROLO PALMAS (President)

FEDERICO RAHOLA

LESSONS

LESSONS START

first semester. 

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

- For students attendings classes: Discussion on a) a text elaborated by students; b) assigned books and articles

- oral exam on books and articles for students non attending classes  

ASSESSMENT METHODS

For students attending classes: the course will assess the students ability to  articulate sociological knowledge with micro research experience on migrations

For all students: the course will assess the students ability to apply sociological knowledge on migration as social phenomenon 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/01/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
03/02/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
18/02/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
16/05/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
01/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
21/06/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
06/07/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale
16/09/2022 14:00 GENOVA Orale