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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
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.
Northwest Immigration Rights Project
Non-profit services organization in Washington State promoting justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education
Search for your keyword to find academic blogs and conversations around migration, immigration and populations
An independent, nonprofit source of news and views written for the public. Uses expert academic research, written by journalists
Colective Legal del Pueblo
Collective founded by and for undocumented and migrant communities working to provide legal support while building community power for migrant justice
El Centro de la Raza
Organization that educated and advocates to bring justice to marginalized populations
International Rescue Committee- Seattle
Provides opportunities for refugee, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America
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.
Scholarly articles & other sources in the fields of anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore and more.
Scholarly journal articles published by the American Anthropological Association.
Scholarly publications in applied life sciences disciplines. (CAB Direct)
eHRAF World Cultures
Info on cultures & ethnic groups
Index to scholarly articles covering world history (excluding U.S. and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Social and public policy literature from periodicals, government documents, books, and other sources.
Maps and reports based on U.S. Census and other data sources, 1790 to present.
Subject guides with in-depth resources in a particular topic or area of emphasis: