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chapter 3 AP HUG

vocab for chapter 3 rubenstein

brain drain large scale emigration by talented people
chain migration a series of migrations within a family or defined group of people often begins with one family member who sends money to bring other family members to the new location they result in migration fields
circulation short term repetitive or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis
cotton belt agricultural region in US where cotton was main cash crop. it is in the southeast US
counter urbanization net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries
emigration leaving one country to move to another
floodplain the area subject to flooding during a given number years according to historical trends
forced migration when a government forces a large group of people out of region usually based on ethnicity or religion
guest workers workers who migrate to the more developed countries in search of higher paying jobs
immigration moving into a new country
internal migration moving to a new home within a state country or continent
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
intraregional migration permanent movement within one region of a country
migration the movement of people from one place in the world to another for the purpose of taking up permanent residence usually across a political boundary
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 all types of movement from one location to another
net migration the difference between net internal and movers from abroad
pull factor factor that induces people to move to a new location
push factor factor that induces people to leave old residences
quota laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year
refugees a person that is moving outside the country if his.her origin due to fear of persecution for reasons of race religion nationality membership in a social group or political opinion
rust belt located in the north east quadrant of the US its the heavily industrialized and factories
sun belt where there is warm climate with extended summers and short mild winters in the south
time contract workers people that work a certain amount of time and then are allowed to stop
undocumented immigrants people who enter a country without proper documents
voluntary migration permanent movement undertaken by choice
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