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Chapter 3 KTs

Chapter 3 Key Terms Rubenstein

The difference between the number of immigrants and the number of emigrants in a given area. net migration
Net migration from urban to rural areas is called Counterurbanization
All types of movement from one location to another Mobility
Migration of people to a location where relatives or members of the same nationality live. Chain migration
The act of leaving a place to live somewhere else Emigration
Form of relocation diffusion involving a permanent move to a new location Migration
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 Refugees
Migration to a new location Immigration
Short-term, repetitive, cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis. Circulation
Permanent movement undertaken by choice Voluntary migration
Permanent movement within one region of a country Intraregional migration
Permanent movement from one country to another International migration
Factor that induces people to leave old residences Push factor
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors Forced migration
An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration Intervening obstacle
Change in migration pattern in a society that results from industrialization, population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transition Migration transition
A large-scale emigration by talented people Brain drain
In reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year. Quotas
Workers who migrate to the more developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher paying jobs Guest workers
People who enter a country without proper documents Undocumented immigrants
Factor that induces people to move to a new location Pull factor
Permanent movement within one region of a country to another Interregional migration
Permanent movement within a particular country Internal migration
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