In this course, you will learn:
- Examine migratory patterns and their causes.
- Describe how they affect family life.
- Understand the legal terminology that govern migration.
- Examine the impact of migration on the host country's demographic and economy.
- Deconstruct the current migrant discourses.
- Developing a more objective perspective on migration.
1: Migration and discourse
- The social psychology of intergroup relations
- Media speeches
- The weight of words: the issue of stereotypical representations and their implications
2: Migration trajectories and trends: State of play and perspectives
- Measure, describe, understand international migration
- International migration around the world
- International migration in Belgium
3: Migration, employment and economy
- Immigration and economy
- Immigration and public finances
- Immigration and labor market
- Other economic effects
4: Migration and Protection
- Institutional violence and migration
- The refugee definition
- Elements of the asylum procedure
- Testimonials and illustrations
5: Migration trajectory, stories.
- Diversity of contexts and trajectories
- The place of the narrative in migration policies and more specifically in the asylum procedure
6: Family and migration dynamics: cross effects
- “Transnational” families and intergenerational solidarity: the prism of care
- The plasticity of kinship put to the test of migration laws