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AP hug voc.

Chapter 3 vocabulary

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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 previosly 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 development countries.
Emigration Migration from a location.
Floodplain The area subject to flooding during a given numbers of years according to historical trends.
Forced migration Permanent movement compelled ussually by cultural factors.
Guest worker Worker who migrated to the more developed contries of the norther and Wester Europe, ususally from souther and eastern Europe or from north Africa, in search of higher paying jobs.
Immigration Migration to a new location.
Internal migration Permanent movement withing a particular coutry.
International migration Permanent movement from one country to another.
Interregional migration Permanet movement from one region of a country to another.
Intervening An envirormental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinder migration.
Intraregional migration Permanent movement within one region of a country.
migration Form of relocation diffusion involving permanent move to a new location.
Migration transition Change in the migration pattern in a society that result from industralization population growth, and other social and economic changes that also produce the demographic transcition.
Mobility All types of movements from one location to another.
Net migration The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration.
Pull factor Factor that induce people to move to a new location.
Push factor Factor that induce people to leave old residence.
Quotas In reference to migration, a law that places maximun limits on the number of people who can immigrat to a country each year.
refugees People who are force to migrat from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of theri race, religion, nationality, membership , social and political.
Undocumented immigrants People who enter a country without proper documentation
Voluntary migration Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Created by: hectorb