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Integrated Social Sciences Program: Population & Movements

Guide for the online Integrated Social Sciences program


Courses in the theme of Population and Movements (PM) address how population patterns are changing over time and space, as well as the complex political, economic, and cultural factors shaping these patterns. 

Population & Movement Theme


black and white illustration of a steam ship

Mercer Illustration in 1866 Harper's Weekly. Photo by Arthur Churchill Warner. In 1864, Asa Mercer recruited and brought 11 women to Seattle to balance the male/female population and serve as teachers. 

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Related Databases

Some key databases related to this theme are not limited to, but include the following. Those with the  icon are available online through the UW Libraries.

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