Zipf - Any migration is as a result of push forces at the...

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Zipf's Inverse Distance Law The volume of migrants decreases with distance from the origin. Stouffer's Law of Intervening Distances The number of migrants moving from one town (i) to another (j) is directly related to the opportunities available at j but inversely proportional to the number of intervening opportunities between i and j. Push-Pull Theory
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Unformatted text preview: Any migration is as a result of push forces at the origin and pull forces at the destination. Examples of push forces are famine, war and poverty. Examples of pull forces are availability of food, peace and wealth. Gravity Model This theory states that larger towns are more attractive to immigrants than smaller towns...
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