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Chapter 3: Migration and Population Movement
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The area where activities take place.
Large-scale emigration by talented people.
Chain migration (migration ladder)
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that occur on a regular basis.
Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries.
Distance decay function
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
Migration from a location.
Migration to a location.
The area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends.
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
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.
Workers who migrate to the more developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern of Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher-paying jobs.
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Permanent movement from one country to another.
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
Form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a new location.
A constant flow of migrants from the same origin to the same destination.
Only people exhibiting certain characteristics in a population choosing to migrate.
All types of movement from one location to another.
In reference to migration, a law that places maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
Factors that induce people to leave old residences.
Factors that induce people to move to a new location.
People who are forced to migrate from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
People who enter a country without proper documents.
The set of all points that can be reached by an individual given a maximum possible speed from a starting point in space-time and an ending point in space-time.
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people living in urban settlements.
The process of population movement from within towns and cities to the rural-urban fringe.
immigration - emigration
in reference to migration, a law that places maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year
people who are forced to migrate from their home country and caannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group or political opinion
Changes in a society comparable to those in the demographic transtion
The diffusion of AIDS in the United States in the late-1980s is mainly an example of relocation diffusion. True or false.
This country built a railroad to its frontier region of Tibet in order to bring the region into the effective national territory.
Buying a Native American styled dream catcher at a Wal-Mart store in Ohio is an example of........
Which of these statements about "trading up" and replacing selected protected areas is supported by the data shown in the figure below?
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