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AP Human Geography Rubenstein Vocabulary Chapter 3: Migration
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 3 Migration Kbat
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Large scale emigration of talented and skilled individuals
chain migration (migration ladder)
A stream of people out of an area as first movers communicate with people back home and stimulate others to follow later.
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
the movement of people out of urban areas to escape over crowding, pollution, and economic disadvantages.
Migration from a location.
The area subject to flooding during a given number of years, according to historical trends.
Permanent movement compelled by a factor outside the migrant's control.
A citizen of a usually poorer country who obtains a job in a Western European country
Migration to a location.
Permanent movement within a particular country
Permanent movement from one country to another.
Migration between regions
Physical features that halt or slow migration from one place to another. An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
A form of relocation diffusion involving a permanent move to a new location.
A change in the migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transition.
All types of movement between location.
The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
Reasons that attract people to a new region.
Encouragement for people to move from the region that they live in.
In reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
A person who has been forced to migrate and cannot return due to fear of persecution based on their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion
People who enter a country without paper documents to do so.
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
place where daily activity occurs
a general pardon for violating laws (such as immigration laws)
a region of the US South where cotton is the historic main crop
Distance decay function
The diminishing importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin
a model that states 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; the greater number of people living in a particular place, the greater number of potential customers for a service; the farther people are from a particular service, the less likely they are to use it
motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same
when incentives are offered to attract people to an area
Most migrants go a short distance; most international migrants are men; most immigrants are young adults; families rarely migrate outside their country; most immigrants migrate for economic reasons
Money migrants send back to family and friends in their home countries, often in cash, forming an important part of the economy in many poorer countries
northeastern and midwestern states of US in which heavy industry has declined
Long-distance migration done in stages.
The process of population movement from within towns and cities to the rural-urban fringe.
southern and southwest US
A person recruited for a fixed period of time to work somewhere, usually a mine or plantation
The seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures.
movement of people from rural areas to cities
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