money migrants send home to their family
invloves shorter periods away from home
involves longer periods away from home
involves a degree of permanence and the other two do not
..., the space within which daily activity occurs
Movement among a definite set of places
people who cross national borders for jobs. Example: periodic movement
The seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures.
land tenure by service in the lord's army
Permanent movement from one country to another.
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there)
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Laws of migration
CREATED BY ERNEST RAVENTSTEIN: 1)Every migration flow generates a return or countermigration. 2)The majority of migrants move a short distance. 3)Migrants who move longer distances tend to choose big-city destinations. 4)Urband residents are less migratory than inhabitants of rural areas. 5)Families are less likely to make international moves than you adults.
A model that holds that the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to leave their home and migrate to a new location
a factor that draws or attracts people to another location
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
types of push or pull factors that influence a migrant's decision to go where family or friends have already found success
migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
Phenomenon whereby different patterns of chain migration build upon one another to create a swell in migration from one origin to the same destination.
a person examining a region that is unknown to them
system of settling new lands that remain under the government of their native land
Interations occuring within a region, in a regional setting.
Islands of development
Place built up by a government or corporation to attract foreign investment and which has relatively high concentrations of paying jobs and infrastructure
legal immigrant who has work visa, usually short term
people who flee their country because of persecution or danger
Internally displaced persons
groups and individuals who flee an area due to conflict or famine but still remain in their country of origin. These populations often live in refugee like conditions but are harder to assist because they typically do not qualify as refugees
a shelter from danger or hardship
the act of returning to the country of origin
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into the state
established limits by governments on the number of immigrants who can enter a country each year
process to control immigration in which individuals with certain backgrounds are barred from immigrating