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APHG test study

Chapter 3 and Chapter 4

TermDefinition
Brain Drain Large-scale emigration by talented people.
Counterurbanization Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries.
Emigration Migration from a location.
Floodplain The area subject to flooding during a given number of years, according to historical trends.
Forced migration Permanent movement, usually compelled by cultural factors.
Guest worker A term once used for a worker who migrated to the developed countries of a northern and western Europe, from Southern and Easter Europe or from North Africa, in search of a higher-paying job.
Immigration Migration to a new location.
Internally displaced person (IDP) Someone who has been forced to migrate for similar political reasons as a refugee but has not migrated across an international border.
International Migration Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
Intervening obstacle An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinder migration.
Intraregional migration Permanent movement within one region of a country.
Migration transition A change in the migration pattern in a solemnity that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transition.
Net migration The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
Quotas in reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country.
Unauthorized immigrants People who enter a country without proper documents to do so.
Custom The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act.
Folk Culture Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
Habit A repetitive act performed by a particular individual.
Pop(popular) culture Culture found in large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
Taboo A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
Terroir The contribution of a location's distinctive physical features to the way food tastes.
Migration A form of relocation diffusion involving a permanent move to a new location.
Circulation The day-to-day movement/route of a person.
Chain migration Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there.
Interreregional Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
Mobility All types of movement between locations.
Push/pull factors A factor that induces people to leave old residences/A factor that induces people to move to a new location.
Refugees People who are forced to migrate from their homes country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion.
Voluntary migration Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Asylum seeker Someone who has migrated to another country in the hope of being recognized as a refugee.
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