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SCLG6700: Global and Regional Migration Governance

This unit addresses debates about global and regional migration governance from structural as well as agency-related angles, by exploring the role of institutions at the global and regional level as part of the solution finding process to global challenges such as the movement of people across borders. It focuses on migration policy as an issue of ethics, governance, regulation and implementation at the regional and global level.

Code SCLG6700
Academic unit Sociology and Criminology
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. critically assess the policymaking process at the global and regional level from a range of academic perspectives
  • LO2. assess the relative weight of theoretical accounts of migration governance in understanding contemporary migration events
  • LO3. examine and critically assess a range of policy materials including policy reports
  • LO4. explain how migration governance/regulation fits within interdisciplinary debates.

Unit outlines

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