Module 06: A European Crisis? Demographics and Immigration


Module Quiz

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Module Evaluation

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Module Evaluation: EU 06: Demographics and Immigration

Suggested Writing Assignments and Classroom Discussion

  1. Compare and contrast the demographic trends in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. What evidence proves most helpful in comparing the three? What conclusions can you draw about the role of immigration in the demographics of each country?

  2. Explain the difference between the concepts of "net migration" and "rate of net migration." Why is the difference significant?

  3. What do the U.N. population projections and the population pyramids suggest about the future of Europe?

  4. Given what you have learned in the module, write an essay that explains the social and political ramifications of immigration from 1950 to the present. Be sure to use evidence directly from the module.