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AP Human Geo Ch.3

AP hUman Geography vocab chapter 3

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Brain Drain When Talented people emigrate out of their country to a place where they have a better job offering
Chain Migration The migration of people to a specific location, because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
Circulation A short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movement that recur on a regular basis.
Counterurbanization Net migration from urban to rural areas
Emigration is migration from one country
Floodplain The area to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends.
Forced Migration where the migrant has m=been compelled to move by cultural factors.
Guest Workers Citizens of poor countries who obtain jobs in Western Europe and the Middle East.
Immigration migration to a location.
Internal Migration permanent movement with one country.
International Migration permanent movement from country to another.
Interregional Migration movement from one region of a country to another.
Intraregional Migration Movement within one region.
Intervening Obstacle an environmental or cultural feature that hinders migration.
Migration which is permanent move to a new location.
Migration Transition 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.
Mobility a more general term covering all types of movements from one place to another.
Net Migration The difference between the number immigrants and the number of emigrants.
Pull Factor induces people to move into a new location.
Push Factor induces people to move into a new location.
Quotas In reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year.
Refugees people who have been forced to migrate from their homes and cannot return for fear of persecution of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
Voluntary Migration implies that the migrant has chosen to move for economic movement.
Undocumented Immigrants people who enter a country without proper documents.
Created by: Stephan Holwerda Stephan Holwerda on 2010-10-10



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