Geo - Chapter 3 - baAlex Fish Chapter 3 Remittances money...

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baAlex Fish Chapter 3 Remittances – money migrants send home to family What is Migration Cyclic movement: involves shorter periods away from home o Short moves made through a local area o These moves create activity spaces. o Commuting is cyclic movement, movement from home to work o Seasonal movement like people moving to warmer homes during the winter. o Nomadism is cyclic, dwindling across the world, claiming no territory Periodic movement: like cyclic movement but with longer periods of time o Migrant labor: type of periodic movement, involving workers who move to find work o Transhumance: where farmers move livestock in accordance with the seasonal availability of pastures. o Attending college and military service are forms of periodic movement. Migration: permanent relocation across significant distances o International migration is movement across country borders, external migration, a person who leaves is an emigrant; a person who arrives is an immigrant o Internal migration: migration within a country’s borders. In America, internal migration is to suburb areas, the sun belt, and the far west Why do people migrate Forced migration: involves the imposition of authority or power, producing involuntary migration. o
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