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Lecture 8

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Michelle Majeed

Lecture 8 March 26, 2014 7:07 PM Do not need to include 4 of the articles from the annotated bibliography - Need to focus on ONE CITY - Use at least 2 of them - 5 sections ○ Course relevance: pick 2 concepts to engage with  Larger themes being dealt with in class: Farmer, global inequalities, infectious disease  e-mail how to link □ Send by Monday Migration and Health - Historical/current: migration is not a new phenomenon, ○ Historical: African slave trade (Forced type of migration)  50-60s: southern Europeans coming to Canada ○ Current: look at patterns of people coming to Canada - Voluntary/ Forced ○ Forced because of war, famine, environmental disasters ○ Voluntary: immigration system outside of refugee, people moving for work/reunite with family - Permanent/temporary ○ Permanent: Staying in a country ○ Temporary: workers who come for a few years  Increase in this due to globalization - International migration: crossing borders ○ Regional migration: From east coast to the west - Immigration: a permanent move, idea that you're not going back ○ Assumption: these people will assimilate to their new country ○ Therefore you break ties with your country of origin, previous to internet/technology: expensive to go back home again, couldn't keep in touch due to phone cards - Transnationalism ○ With advent of globalization = better communication technologies = people can be in contact more, cheaper flights ○ People will never really disconnect to their country of origin thanks to globalization - Refugee ○ Meets criteria based on 1951 definition: left your country + cannot return because of fear of being persecuted due to race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership of a social group  Need to present this  Tight definition  Someone who enters Canada: asylum seeker but when judge accepts them as refugee they are one.  Once you been recognized as a refugee, you can move through OHIP - Internally displaced people: forced out of their home, but has not crossed an international border ○ Haitian, because of the earthquake ○ Most vulnerable people because no international mandates - Refugee Health in Camps ○ How living in a refugee camp can affect your health  Disease outbreaks, trauma, sexual violence, crowding - Impact of health on migration ○ Health affects migration ○ Healthy migrant effect: unhealthy people do not migrate unless it's through force migration, old people don't migrate, poor people don't migrate. It tends to be young middle-high class people who migrate, family has to have educated you at some point. Poor/unhealthy people do not migrate. There is a self-selection that happens.  Go through medical screening, ○ Reverse selectivity: old/ unhealthy people migrating only through family reunification. They cannot make it through the system without you ○ Unhealthy selection: people who remain in the country who are too poor and sick to move, unhealthy de-selection. You're de-selected out of the migration path, Those that are left behind ○ Migration for health services - Immigration and health services ○ How immigration affects health  Immigrants use less preve
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