Key Issue One-Ch.3

Geography
Migration
Is a permanent move to a new location.
Emigration
Is migration FROM a location.
Immigration
Is migration TO a location.
Net Migration
Is the difference between the number of immigrants and the number of emigrants.
Mobility
All movements from one place to another.
Circulation
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis.
Push Factor
Induces people to move out of their present location.
Pull Factor
Induces people to move to a new location.
Refugees
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 within the boundaries.
Floodplain
The area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends.
Intervening Obstacle
An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
International Migration
Permanent movement from one country to another.
Internal Migration
Permanent movement within a particular country.
Interregional Migration
Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.
Intraregional Migration
Permanent movement within one region of a country.
Voluntary Migration
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Forced Migration
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
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.
1.Most migrants relocate a short distance and remain within the same country. 2. Long-distance migrants to other countries head for major centers of economic activity.
What are Ravenstein’s two main points about the distance that migrants travel to their home?

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