This course will identify key issues concerning international labor migration. Starting from theories and concepts of migration studies, participants will discuss various aspects and case studies of both sending and receiving countries of migrants. Students are requested to make presentations depending on their research interests.
Participants are expected to acquire comprehensive view of migration issues through discussion and presentation.
＜Part 1: Introduction to comprehensive discussion＞
2. Competing theories
3. Integration of internal and international migration
4. International orgaranizations and migration
＜Part 2: Case studies from various perspectives)
5. Becoming a migrant at home
6. Care chain (1): Nursing
7. Care chain (2): Children
8. Relations between migrants and non-migrants
9. Irregular migration
11. Second generation and 'return'
12. Skilled mignrat academics
＜Part 3: Presentations of participants＞
(subject to change depending on the number of participants, etc.)