Course Details

Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Migration, globalization and social change
Course Number: POL 3220
Course Description: This class studies the different types of migrants during Globalization, the concept of ¨otherness¨ and its relation with migration, the globalization and cultural identity related to migration, the different forms in which migrants interact with the local culture (its dynamics and results), and elements pertaining human rights and citizenship in the cases of immigrants. The class starts with a general introduction to foundations paving the way of understanding the theoretical bases of migration and human rights of migrants, and the subjects of otherness and exclusion, and the way in which not being like “the majority” in/of Society – or what it expects its members to be- creates a dynamic of exclusion. The class will continue on to study on attitudes of xenophobia towards migrants taking off from cultural identity and elements; a political, social and economic analysis of the situation of Nicaraguans, Venezuelans, and extra-regional migrants in Costa Rica. Also,
Language: English
Approved Equivalent: INTS 399
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