Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703002052014GEOGRAPHY OF MIGRATIONCompulsory235
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to help students to conceive migration, international migration, exiles, diasporas, retired migration, brain drain processes and their reasons. To be aware of causes, types, routes and outcomes of migration; changing and diversifying migration tendencies by globalization at international level therefore to be able to make inferences about population and migration strategies is another aim.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Arife KARADAĞ
Learning Outcomes
1 Perception about migration and relational concepts addition to new topics and methods in migration researches
2 Able to make connections between changing migration dynamics and globalization via exemplification from different part of the world
3 To understand and evaluate population increase and development duality with its socio-economic and spatial differences
4 To get efficiency for analyzing dimensions of natural resources, international politics and demography with problems result from population increase and distribution
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Definition of migration, its causes and changing migration dynamics * Migration mapping * Globalization and migration * Changing migration types and new dynamics with its socio-spatial dimensions in the world. * International illegal migration and exiles problem * International Labour Migration in context of migration theories * International retired migration-brain drain, environment exiles etc…
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, general knowledge about the course and proposal for sources. Definition and explanation of basic introduction concepts such as migration and other topic in actual migration research agenda addition to importance of geographical approach in the literature. Statement
2What is migration? Causes and geographical foundations of migration…Statement
3Migration types and their determinant factors; reason of migration; distance-cost relation at migration.Statement
4Global dimensions of migration- International migrationStatement
5International migration debates and migration theoriesStatement
6Massive migrations in the world: causes and resultsStatement
7Migration economy and strategy- UN Migration ReportsStatement
8Term exam
9Socio-economic and cultural dimensions of migrationStatement
10International Labour migration-Workers migrationsStatement
11Immigrant, exile, refugee, diaspora in migration littératureStatement
12International migration and refugees problems-UNRHC missionsStatement
13International migration, Refugees and WomenStatement and video presentation
14Global climate change migrations-environment refugeesStatement
15International holiday and retired migrationsSeminar presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Source books: PRESTON H. S.- HEUVELINE P.- GUILLOT M, 2001, Demography-Mesasuring and Modelling Population Processes, Blackwell Publ., London. TÜMERTEKİN E.- ÖZGÜÇ N., 1998, Beşeri Coğrafya –İnsan Kültür- Mekan, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. TOKSÖZ Gülay, 2007, Uluslararası Emek Göçü, Bilgi Üniv. Yayınları, İstanbul. MUTLUER Mustafa, 2001, Uluslararası Göçler ve Türkiye, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Other references: GÜRTAN Kenan, 1969, Demografik Analiz Yöntemleri, İ.Ü. Yay. 1479, İstanbul. MENDENHALL - OTT.,1990, Understanding Statistics, PWS-KENT Publ., Boston. ÖZGÜR Murat, 2004, Nüfus Coğrafyası, Ankara. Source books: PRESTON H. S.- HEUVELINE P.- GUILLOT M, 2001, Demography-Mesasuring and Modelling Population Processes, Blackwell Publ., London. TÜMERTEKİN E.- ÖZGÜÇ N., 1998, Beşeri Coğrafya –İnsan Kültür- Mekan, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. TOKSÖZ Gülay, 2007, Uluslararası Emek Göçü, Bilgi Üniv. Yayınları, İstanbul. MUTLUER Mustafa, 2001, Uluslararası Göçler ve Türkiye, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Other references: GÜRTAN Kenan, 1969, Demografik Analiz Yöntemleri, İ.Ü. Yay. 1479, İstanbul. MENDENHALL - OTT.,1990, Understanding Statistics, PWS-KENT Publ., Boston. ÖZGÜR Murat, 2004, Nüfus Coğrafyası, Ankara. Source books: PRESTON H. S.- HEUVELINE P.- GUILLOT M, 2001, Demography-Mesasuring and Modelling Population Processes, Blackwell Publ., London. TÜMERTEKİN E.- ÖZGÜÇ N., 1998, Beşeri Coğrafya –İnsan Kültür- Mekan, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. TOKSÖZ Gülay, 2007, Uluslararası Emek Göçü, Bilgi Üniv. Yayınları, İstanbul. MUTLUER Mustafa, 2001, Uluslararası Göçler ve Türkiye, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Other references: GÜRTAN Kenan, 1969, Demografik Analiz Yöntemleri, İ.Ü. Yay. 1479, İstanbul. MENDENHALL - OTT.,1990, Understanding Statistics, PWS-KENT Publ., Boston. ÖZGÜR Murat, 2004, Nüfus Coğrafyası, Ankara. Source books: PRESTON H. S.- HEUVELINE P.- GUILLOT M, 2001, Demography-Mesasuring and Modelling Population Processes, Blackwell Publ., London. TÜMERTEKİN E.- ÖZGÜÇ N., 1998, Beşeri Coğrafya –İnsan Kültür- Mekan, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. TOKSÖZ Gülay, 2007, Uluslararası Emek Göçü, Bilgi Üniv. Yayınları, İstanbul. MUTLUER Mustafa, 2001, Uluslararası Göçler ve Türkiye, Çantay Kitabevi, İstanbul. Other references: GÜRTAN Kenan, 1969, Demografik Analiz Yöntemleri, İ.Ü. Yay. 1479, İstanbul. MENDENHALL - OTT.,1990, Understanding Statistics, PWS-KENT Publ., Boston. ÖZGÜR Murat, 2004, Nüfus Coğrafyası, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Seminar21836
Criticising Paper4832
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading5630
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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