SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentMA Program of Sociology, First Year PhD Program of Sociology, First Year MA Program of Sociology, Second Year PhD Program of Sociology, Second Year
Course NameMigration and Social Development : Theories and Practices
InstructorLIN JI-PING
Credit3.0
Course TypeSelectively
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Topic 1: schools of migration theories and comparison of each school's strength and weakness (40%):




  • Da Vanzo, J.S. 1976. “Differences between Return and Nonreturn Migration: An Economic Analysis.”

  • International Migration Review, 10(1):13?27.

  • Da Vanzo, J.S. 1981. “Repeat Migration, Information Costs, and Location?speci?c Capital.” Population and Environment, 4(1):45?73.

  • Da Vanzo, J.S. and P.A. Morrison. 1981. “Return and Other Sequences of Migration in the United States.” Demography, 18(1):85?101.

  • Herzog, H.W. and A.M. Schlottmann. 1982. “Moving Back vs Moving On: the Concept of Home in the Decision to Remigrate.” Journal of Regional Science, 22(1):73?82.

  • Lee, E.S. 1966. “A Theory of Migration.” Demography, 3:47?57.

  • Massey, D.S., et al. 1993. “Theories of International Migration: A Review and Appraisal.” Population and Development Review, 19(3):431?466.

  • Massey, D.S., et al. 1994. “An Evaluation of International Migration Theory: the North American Case.” Population and Development Review, 20(4):699?751.

  • Morrison P A, 1971. “Chronic Movers and the Future Redistribution of Population: A Longitudinal Analysis.” Demography, 8(2):171?184.

  • Morrison, P.A., and J.S. Da Vanzo. 1986. “The Prism of Migration: Dissimilarities between Return and Onward Movers.” Social Science Quarterly, 67(3):504?516.

  • Ravenstein, E.G. 1889. “The Laws of Migration.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, LII:241?301.

  • Rogers, A. 1988. “Age Patterns of Elderly Migration: An International Comparison.” Demography, 25(3):355?370.

  • Stark, O. 1991. The Migration of Labor. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

  • Yezer, A.M.J., and L. Thurston. 1976. “Migration Patterns and Income Change: Implications for the Human Capital Approach to Migration.” Southern Economic Journal, 42:693?702.

  • Zelinsky, W. 1971. “The Hypothesis of the Mobility Transition.” The Geographical Review, 61(2):1?31.

  • Zipf, G.K. 1946. “The P1 P2/D Hypothesis on the Intercity Movement of Persons.” American Sociological Review, 11:677?686.



Topic 2(20%): Dynamics and transformation of migration process (using development of Taiwan as an example)




  • Barclay, G.W. 1954. Colonial Development and Population in Taiwan. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

  • Clark, C. 1989. Taiwan's Development: Implications for Contending Political Economy Paradigms. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press Inc.

  • Lee,T.H. 1971.Intersectoral Capital Flows in the Economic Development of Taiwan, 1895?1960. Cornell University Press.

  • Lin, J.P. and K.L. Liaw., 2000, “Labor Migrations in Taiwan: Characterization and Interpretation Based on theData of the1990 Census,” Environment and Planning A, 32(9), 1689-1709.

  • Lin, J.P., 2005, “A critical review on the issues associated with population and labor migrations in Taiwan, 1980-2000,” Journal of Taiwan Sociology34: 147-209.

  • Lin, J.P., 2006, “The Dynamics of Labor Migration in Taiwan: Evidence from the 1990 and 2000 Taiwan Population Censuses,” Geography Research Forum, 26,61-92.

  • Lin, J.P., 2011, “Cross-strait and Internal Migration: Key Factors for Traditional Regional Formation,” in Kwok, Reginald (ed.) The Second Great Transformation: Taiwanese Industrialization in the 1980s-2000s, pp. 81-121; Taipei: NCCU Press.

  • Lin, J.P., 2012, “Tradition and Progress: Taiwan’s Evolution Migration Reality,” Migration Information Source, Washington D.C.: Migration Policy Institute.



Topic 3(20%): patterns, characteristics, selectivity, determinants, research methodology of migration, including primary, return, and onward migration




  • Ben?Akiva, M. and S.R. Lerman. 1985. Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • Greenwood, M.J., G.L. Hunt and J.M. McDowell. 1986. “Migration and Employment Change: Empirical Evidence on the Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of the Linkage.” Journal of Regional Science, 26(2):223?234.

  • Lansing,J.B., and Mueller,E.. 1967. The geographic mobility of labor. Ann Arbor, Survey of Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

  • Lin, J.P. and C.L. Tsay, 2000, “Labour Migration and Allocation of Human Resources: the Cases of Return and Onward Movements,” Asian and Paci?c Migration Journal, 9(1), 1-34.

  • Lin, J.P. and K.L. Liaw., 1999, “Return and Onward Migrations and Their Determinants of the Young Labor Force in Taiwan: Evidence from the Data of the1990 Census,” Taipei: Journal of Population Studies(, 20, 63-92

  • Long, L. 1988. Migration and Residential Mobility in the United States. New York: Russel Sage Foundation.

  • Stark, O. 1991. The Migration of Labor. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.



Topic 4(20%): impact of migration on both origin and destination and migration outcomes




  • Lin, J.P., 2007. “Involuntary Job Turnover in Taiwan, 1996-2000,” in Joseph Lee (eds.), pp. 211-237, The Labour Market and Economic Development of Taiwan, MA: Edward Elgar.

  • Lin, J.P., 2013, “Are Native "Flights" from Immigration "Port of Entry" Pushed by Immigrants?: Evidence from Taiwan”, in E. Fong, N. Chiang, and N. Delton (ed.s) Immigrant Adaptation in Multiethnic Cities - Canada, Taiwan, and the U.S, Routledge.

  • Lin, J.P.. 2016. “Taiwan Temporary Workers and Labor Marginalization in the Context of Segmented Labor Market, 1991-2010 (TRABAJADORES TEMPOREROS DE TAIWAN Y MARGINACIÓN LABORAL EN EL CONTEXTO DEL MERCADO DETRABAJO SEGMENTADO, 1991-2010)”, ARBOR Ciencia, Pensamiento y Cultura, Vol. 192, No.777, a291.

  • Portes, A. and J. Walton. 1981. Labor, Class, and the International System. New York: Academic Press.

  • Sassen,S. 1988. The Mobility of Labor and Capital: A Study in International Investment and Labor FlowCambridge University Press, London.

  • Selya, R.M., 1992, “Illegal Migration in Taiwan: A Preliminary Overview,”   International Migration Review26(3):787-805.

  • Todaro, M.P. 1985. Urbanization and Migration: Internal and International, in Economic Development in the Third World. New York: longman, 247?284.

  • Tsai, P.L. and C.L. Tsay. 2004. “Foreign Direct Investment and International Labour Migration in Economic Development: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand,” In International Migration in Southeast Asiaedited by Aris Ananta and Evi Nurvidya Ari?n, 94?136. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Tsay, C.L and J.P. Lin, 2001, “Labor Importation and Unemployment of Local Workers in Taiwan,” Asian and Paci?c Migration Journal, 10(3-4), 505-534.


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

N.A.


Requirement/Grading

1. participation, discussion, & interactions with classmates & lecture(50%)

2. term paper (50%)


Textbook & Reference

  1. Ben?Akiva, M. and S.R. Lerman. 1985. Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  2. Clark, C. 1989. Taiwan's Development: Implications for Contending Political Economy Paradigms. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press Inc.

  3. Da Vanzo, J.S. 1976. “Differences between Return and Nonreturn Migration: An Economic Analysis.” International Migration Review, 10(1):13?27.

  4. Da Vanzo, J.S. 1981. “Repeat Migration, Information Costs, and Location?speci?c Capital.” Population and Environment, 4(1):45?73.

  5. Da Vanzo, J.S. and P.A. Morrison. 1981. “Return and Other Sequences of Migration in the United States.” Demography, 18(1):85?101.

  6. Greenwood, M.J., G.L. Hunt and J.M. McDowell. 1986. “Migration and Employment Change: Empirical Evidence on the Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of the Linkage.” Journal of Regional Science, 26(2):223?234.

  7. Herzog, H.W. and A.M. Schlottmann. 1982. “Moving Back vs Moving On: the Concept of Home in the Decision to Remigrate.” Journal of Regional Science, 22(1):73?82.

  8. Lansing,J.B., and Mueller,E.. 1967. The geographic mobility of labor. Ann Arbor, Survey of Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

  9. Lee, E.S. 1966. “A Theory of Migration.” Demography, 3:47?57.

  10. Lee,T.H. 1971.Intersectoral Capital Flows in the Economic Development of Taiwan, 1895?1960. Cornell University Press.

  11. Long, L. 1988. Migration and Residential Mobility in the United States. New York: Russel Sage Foundation.

  12. Massey, D.S., et al. 1993. “Theories of International Migration: A Review and Appraisal.” Population and Development Review, 19(3):431?466.

  13. Massey, D.S., et al. 1994. “An Evaluation of International Migration Theory: the North American Case.” Population and Development Review, 20(4):699?751.

  14. Morrison P A, 1971. “Chronic Movers and the Future Redistribution of Population: A Longitudinal Analysis.” Demography, 8(2):171?184.

  15. Morrison, P.A., and J.S. Da Vanzo. 1986. “The Prism of Migration: Dissimilarities between Return and Onward Movers.” Social Science Quarterly, 67(3):504?516.

  16. Portes, A. and J. Walton. 1981. Labor, Class, and the International System. New York: Academic Press.

  17. Ravenstein, E.G. 1889. “The Laws of Migration.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, LII:241?301.

  18. Rogers, A. 1988. “Age Patterns of Elderly Migration: An International Comparison.” Demography, 25(3):355?370.

  19. Sassen,S. 1988. The Mobility of Labor and Capital: A Study in International Investment and Labor Flow. Cambridge University Press, London.

  20. Stark, O. 1991. The Migration of Labor. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

  21. Todaro, M.P. 1985. Urbanization and Migration: Internal and International, in Economic Development in the Third World. New York: longman, 247?284.

  22. Yezer, A.M.J., and L. Thurston. 1976. “Migration Patterns and Income Change: Implications for the Human Capital Approach to Migration.” Southern Economic Journal, 42:693?702.

  23. Zelinsky, W. 1971. “The Hypothesis of the Mobility Transition.” The Geographical Review, 61(2):1?31.

  24. Zipf, G.K. 1946. “The P1 P2/D Hypothesis on the Intercity Movement of Persons.” American Sociological Review, 11:677?686.


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Attachment

Ref03_MigLiteReview_1_JPLin.pdf
AreNativeFligjtsFormImmigrationPortOfEntryPushedByImmigrants.pdf
InternalMigration_Taiwan.pdf
KeyDeterminantForRegionalFormation_CrossStraitAndInternalMigration_KeyFactorsFroTraditinalRegionalFormation.pdf
NBR_TwnMigPolicy_ji_ping_lin_brief_011818.pdf
ReproductiveContriOfForeignWivesInTaiwan_DemographicAnalysis.pdf