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chapter 3 vocabulary

APHuG chapter 3 migration

asylum seeker someone who has migrated to another country in hope of being recognized as a refugee
brain drain large scale emigration by talented people
chain migration migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
circulation short term repetitive or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis
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 northern and western Europe, usually from southern and eastern Europe or from north America, in search of a higher-paying job
immigration migration to a new location
internal migration permanent movement within a particular country
internally displaced person 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 country to another
interregional migration permanent movement from one region of a country to another
intervening obstacle an environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration
migration a form of relocation diffusion involving a permanent move to a new location
migration transition 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
mobility all types of movement between location
net migration the difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration
pull factor a factor that induces people to move to a new location
push factor a factor that induces people to leave old residence
quotas in reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year
refrugees 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
unauthorized immigrants people who enter a country without proper documents to do so
voluntary migration permanent movement undertaken by choice
gravity model an inverse relationship between volume of migration and distance to the destination
environmental/ political/ economic 3 push/pull factors
war/ social/ cultural/ persecution political push factors
wanting a better life in the future economic push factors
location on a river/ flood plain environmental push factors
free of war/ social/ cultural persecution political pull factors
refugees tend to stay close to home when migrating because they feel a sense of comfort where they speak a fimiilar language and have a familiar culture refugee movement
internal migration-- intraregional or interregional migration patterns
intraregional migration Permanent movement within one region of a country
Created by: campbellm19