SOC496-Spring 2011 Description

Under the request of a student this course was a guided study on policy and developmental impacts of internal migration in Latin America. Using primary sources and bibliographic material we focused on how Bolivia and Brazil had engaged with its internal migration flows. In particular we analyzed the different moments these countries had gone through the stages in the demographic transition and the effects on internal migration. After this we analyzed the responses to internal migration from a development perspective. The outcomes of this course was an annotated bibliography on this topic and an abstract submitted to the Social Science History Association Meeting of 2011.