MIGRATION AND HEALTH: CONCEPTS, RATES, AND RELATIONSHIPS Syllabus

380.750.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 3 Credit(s)
TTh 3:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Courtland Robinson
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Information not required for this course type

  • Course Description
    Students review research on specific countries and population groups as well as international data to be able to identify key concepts, categories and trends in migration; to describe basic methods (and limitations) in measuring migration, to speculate on causation of patterns and rates, and to analyze some of the relationships between migration and health, including speculation on causation of patterns and rates of fertility, mortality and morbidity; gender and reproductive health; vulnerable populations (including victims of trafficking); migration policy and human rights.
  • Intended Audience
    Master's and Doctoral level students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Participation in weekly discussions; two short written assignments; and one longer group project.

    Additional Faculty Notes:

    Grade will be based on class attendance/participation (20%), development of an annotated bibliography (30%), submission of a 1500 word research paper (40%) and a class presentation (10%)

  • Course Schedule

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  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Welcome Message

    Welcome to Migration and Health: Concepts, Rates and Relationships.

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