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Class Notes for GEOG 2210 at Langara College

Introduction to Geographic Techniques

Business Immigration and Economic Development.docx

Business Immigration and Economic Development: Official Status as Text ● Vancouver = receiving over ⅓ of Taiwanese and HK landings ○ these immigrants “are the best we’ve seen, they hit the ground ...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
A MODEL OF IMMIGRATION.docx

A MODEL OF IMMIGRATION ● the model is to examine the interaction/relationship between two countries and their immigration markets...the author asserts that adding more countries into the model would...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Post-Keynesian Economics, Xenophobia, Well-Founded Relation

What is a refugee ● A refugee is to be “lost” :( ● Forcing one to make a living where social and political frameworks do not enable the refugee to live/decode living ● The refugee is “impertinen...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
A Decade of Policy Experimentation.docx

A Decade of Policy Experimentation ● Policy lessons reg’ unwanted immigration “are negative ones” ○ no evidence that trippling border enforcement resources have “created an effective deter...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Homo Economicus

Week 11: “Seeking Homo Economicus: The Canadian State and the Strange Story of the Business Immigration Program” - Ley, 2003 Homo Economicus: The “Economic Human” ● business immigration programs do their be...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Salah

Week 9: “Video by Rima Berns McGown” ● Opening statement: Political culture in immigrant diaspora of immigrant receiving country has huge impact on what happens there, thereafter ● Berns-McGo...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Foreign Worker, Neoliberalism

Week 8 “Bifurcated labour: the uneven incorporation of transmigrants in Singapore.” - Yeoh 2005 What does this paper do: outline how dynamic flows of transnational labour shapes the global city. Examines t...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
Week 7.docx

Week 7 “From migrant to immigrant: Domestic workers settle in Vancouver, Canada.” - Pratt 2003 ● Research compiles interviews from 15 Filipinas; most of them experiencing long term downward occupat...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Transnationalism

Week 4 “Turning transnational: Notes on the theorization of international migration” - Bailey, 2001 ● Purpose of paper: looks at international migration from the perspective of transnationalism ...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
Week 6.docx

Week 6 “Controlling Unwanted Immigration: Lessons from the US.” - Cornelius 2005 Objective of the paper: ● to evaluate the US strategy for controlling ‘unwanted’ immigration since 1993 ...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Transnationalism, Post-Structuralism, Nationstates

Transnational points of departure ● Transnational scholarship is suspicious of the way immigrants are defined and classified >> Definitions and classifications revolve largely around ...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Aka People

THE IMMIGRATION MARKET ● the economics of migration sorts people over borders (in terms of the labour market) ● People have the choice to go to other places to live and work; they make the ch...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
GEOG 2210 Lecture Notes - Human Capital

THE ADAPTATION OF IMMIGRANTS ● immigrants arrive in the host country w/o knowledge or skills necessary to compete well with native-born workers, therefore tehy have comparatively lower earnings than...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
Skilled Foreign Talents.docx

Skilled Foreign Talents ● Singapore’s main development strategy is premised on developent of a higly-skileld human resource base as the ykey success factor in confronting a global future ...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright
Schengen Agreement.docx

Schengen Agreement: EU member countries have harmoized visa requirements ● most effective when used in conjunction with another tool of arrival prevention, carrier sanctions ● “A globalized world, ...

Geography
GEOG 2210
J.Wright

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