Lecture_7_Migration - Migration The Mobile World Questions...

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Migration The Mobile World Questions * When and why did people start moving around the world? * What have been the main patterns and factors of migration * How does migration relate to the geography of globalization? 1. Early Migrations Features and factors in early human migrations * Over long periods, small numbers * Population growth * The search for resources * Technological superiority * Territorial expansion, conquest, invasion and succession 2. Modern migration: factors in decision to migrate Push-Pull model : * Push factors * Economic: poverty, unemployment * Social: population pressure, class and community conflict, lack of social mobility * Political: repression, discrimination, genocide,war. * Environmental: resource depletion, natural disasters, disease. * Pull factors : * Economic: jobs, income and prospects * Social: social mobility, modern lifestyle, networks, family survival strategy, remittances, family reunion. * Political: democracy, human rights, immigration programmes.
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course GEOGRAPHY GGRa02 taught by Professor Bunce during the Fall '12 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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Lecture_7_Migration - Migration The Mobile World Questions...

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