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Migration chapter 3
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Form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a new location.
Migration to a location (coming into the US)
Migration from a location (exiting the US)
permanent movement undertaken by choice
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Negative factors that induces people to leave old residence
Positive factors that induces people to move to a new location
Permanent movement within a particular country
Permanent movement from one country to another
Form of population movement in which a person regularly moves between two or more countries and forms a new cultural identity transcending a single Geopolitical unit
Permanent movement within one region of a country
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another
Rural to urban
Permanent movement from a farm or small town to a city
net migration from urban to rural areas seen in MDCs
Movement among a definite set of places that is repeated annually or seasonally
Movement that involve longer periods Away from home but only temporarily
Seasonal periodic movement of people with their livestock between mountains and lowland pastures
RavenStein's laws of migration
Developed by British demographer Ernest raven stein laws to predict the flow of migrants based on three categories distance traveled, reasons for migrating and characteristics of migrants
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages
Effects of distance on interactions, generally the greater distance the less interaction
Mathematical prediction of the interaction of places The interaction being a function of population size of the respective places and the distance between them
Lee's model of migration
Divides factors causing migration into two groups of factors, push and pull. The factors of economic, cultural, or environmental.
A natural or human feature that hinders migration
presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away
Based on the DTM it is the change in the migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce a demographic transition
difference between the level of immigration in the level of emigration. Examples: MDC's are experiencing net-in migration and LDCs are experiencing net-out migration
laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year
Common type of periodic movement involving millions of workers in the US and ten of millions of workers worldwide who cross international border in search of employment
An area in which an individual moves about as he or she pursues regular, day to day activities
People who enter a country without proper documents.
Money that migrants send back to family or friends in their home countries, often in cash, forming an important part of the economic in many poor countries
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
Workers to migrate to the more developed countries of Northern and Western Europe usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from north Africa, in search of higher paying job
People who have fled their country because of persecution and seek asylum in another country
someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of being recognized as a refugee
internally displaced persons
People who have been displaced within their own countries and do not cross international borders as they flee
Large scale emigration by talented people; typically from LDCS and/or NICSto MDC's
The Spanish, who were Catholic settled in California. Their religion was key in the development of what crop?
Examples of practices found under fundamentalism include the loose interpretation of sacred texts, and close observations to teachings of the religious founder
Sociologist Ann Morning notes that the census usage of the term .... is found almost entirely in the former slaveholding societies of the Western Hemisphere and their territories.
What are the three things people migrate for?
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