SOCn6105 Migration, Family and Gender

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. et Mgr. Adéla Souralová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. et Mgr. Adéla Souralová, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Wed 12:00–13:40 U34
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Course is offered to MA students of sociology.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 7/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 7/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
To understand the micro-level of migration with the emphasis on family, gender, kinship, and reproduction.
Learning outcomes
- analyse migration processes from micro-perspective
- conceptualize kinship and family
  • - introduction to migration
  • - feminization of migration
  • - gender and migration
  • - migration and family
  • - transnational motherhood
  • - transnational fatherhood
  • - migration and care
  • - migration and reproduction
  • Transnational families, migration and the circulation of care : understanding mobility and absence in family life. Edited by Loretta Baldassar - Laura Merla. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2014. xvi, 304. ISBN 9780415626736. info
  • BALDASSAR, Loretta, Cora V. BALDOCK and Raelene WILDING. Families caring across borders : migration, ageing, and transnational caregiving. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. xiv, 259. ISBN 9781403947765. info
  • BRETTELL, Caroline. Anthropology and migration : essays on transnationalism, ethnicity, and identity. Walnut Creek, Calif.: AltaMira, 2003. xxi, 238. ISBN 0759103208. info
  • CASTLES, Stephen and Mark J. MILLER. The age of migration. 3rd ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. xiii, 338. ISBN 0333948807. info
Teaching methods
lectures, discussions, presentation, essay writing
Assessment methods
seminar activity, presentation, final essay
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.

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