Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Chapter 3

Asylum seeker Someone who has migrated to another country in the 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
Circular migration The temporary movement of a migrant worker between home and host countries to seek employment
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
Desertification Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily because of human actions such as excessive crop planting, animal grazing, and tree cutting. Also known as semiarid lend degradation
Emigration Migration from a location
Floodplain An area subject to flooding during a given number of years, according to historical trends
Forced migration Permanent movement, compelled by cultural or environmental factors
Guest worker A term once used for a worker who migrated to the developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern or Eastern Europe or from North Africa in search of higher paying jobs
Immigration Migration to a new location
Internal migration Permanent movement within a particular country
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 country to another
Interregional migration Permanent movement from one region of a country to another
Intervening obstacle An environmental or cultural feature of a landscape that hinders migration
Intraregional migration Permanent movement within one region of a country
Migration A form of relocation diffusion that involves 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 produces the demographic transition
Mobility All types of movements between locations
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 move to a new location
Quota In reference to migration, a law that places a maximum limit on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year
Refugee Someone who is forced to migrate from his or her home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular group, or political opinion
Remittance Transfer of money by workers to people in the country from which they migrated
Unauthorized immigrant A person who enters a country without proper documents to do so
Voluntary migration Permanent movement undertaken by choice
Created by: Yedani
Popular AP Human Geography sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards