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University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

API-6317: Immigration, Diversity and Public Policy

Calendar Description: Issues of immigration and diversity with an emphasis on public policy. Topics covered include the impact of immigration on Canada’s population and economy, its implications for public policies, diversity and conceptions of citizenship in Canada, the United States and the European Union, and attitudes towards immigration and diversity, including discrimination.

General Course Objective from Syllabus: The intent of this course is to study issues of immigration and diversity with an emphasis on public policy. Topics covered include the impact of immigration on Canada’s population and economy, diversity and conceptions of citizenship in Canada, the United States and the European Union, and attitudes towards immigration and diversity, including discrimination..

Specific Course Objectives from Syllabus:  Major topics include:

  1. Policy issues including: immigration policy, multiculturalism policy and related policies.
  2. Immigration patterns in Canadian society and the link to diversity in Canada.
  3. Understand and explain socio-economic issues related to minority-majority relations.

Faculty: Ravi Pendakur

Teaching Topics Addressed in this Course, Organized by Public Management Subject

[TO BE DEVELOPED]

Commentary by the Atlas editors: The class titles in the Syllabus suggest a number of the potential topics to be developed for the Atlas:

  • History of immigration and diversity  
  • The policy context: 1976 Act and 1991 Act 
  • Immigration policy in Europe and Canada  
  • Economic impact and integration / evidence of discrimination
  • Social capital and diversity. s
  • Refugee Issues  
  • Social Service provision  
  • Temporary Foreign Worker program  
  • Public Attitudes and Issues of tolerance
  • Getting immigration research into policy? The international and national research agenda  

Page created by: Ian Clark on 19 January 2014. The content presented on this page, except in the Commentary, is drawn directly from the source(s) cited above, and consists of direct quotations or close paraphrases.

 

 

 Syllabus

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