Department of European Studies & Modern Languages, Unit Catalogue 2007/08
EU20611 Immigration in France
| Credits: 6 |
| Semester: 2|
|Assessment: CW 33%, ES 67%|
|Before taking this unit you must take EU20011|
Aims: To build on the experience of French Politics and Society by applying the expertise gained so far to the issue of immigration in France; to examine social, political, economic and cultural changes affecting French society; to discuss the changes affecting the definition of French National identity in relation to the issue of immigration.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
* demonstrate a broaden and consolidate knowledge of contemporary French Society and the issue of immigration;
* discuss and explore topical, social and cultural issues about French immigration
* explore the concept of citizenship and national identity within the European context.
Skills in critical analysis, conceptual thinking, precision in the use of written and spoken language, exercise of independent judgement, reasoned argument, teamwork and the planning/¬conduct/¬reporting of non-quantitative research are taught and assessed in this unit. Skills in effective learning and language skills are developed in this unit.
Introduction; histoire de l'immigration en France; l'Etat de l'immigration: panorama économique et social; politiques et opinion publique; les immigrés et la question d'identité; intégration versus assimilation, les politiques d'intégration. The unit is taught in French.