GEOG130 Lecture14_Migration

GEOG130 Lecture14_Migration - MIGRATION Lecture 14...

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MIGRATION Lecture 14
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Announcements Dial Access Movie: Continent on the Move (next week)
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Outline Definitions Causes of migration Mexican Migration Case Study Refugees Gender and Migration Migration and War Environment and Migration Migration Laws
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Definitions Migration : the movement from one place to another whether is forced, internal, international, and voluntary migration. Emigration : a move from a particular location. Immigration : a move to another location Internal Migration : a move within a particular country or region. Such as …. International Migration : a move from one country to another.
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Definitions Migrant : a person who moves from one country or area to another country or location. Refugee : a migrant who lives outside of their country but is unable or unwilling to return because of persecution. Displaced person : someone who has been forced to leave their home but has not crossed an international border. Immigrant : a person migrating into a particular country or area (in-migrant). Emigrant : a person migrating away from a country or area (out-migrant).
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Definitions Trans-continental migration : the movement of persons from one continent to another. Rural-to-rural migration : the movement of people from one rural area to another. Urban-to-rural migration : the movement of people from urban areas to rural areas. Rural-to-urban migration : the most dominant pattern of migration Seasonal migration : the movement of people from an area to another because of a seasonal demand for labor. Transmigration: is the process when immigrants travel between their host and home country by bringing goods, cultural traits, and ideas
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Definitions Transnationalism: is a process created by migration by which immigrants participate directly or indirectly in circular migration . Thus establishing economic, political, social, or cultural networks between the host country and the home country. (Ex. Remittances) Growth poles: economic activities that are deliberately organized around one of more high-growth industries in a particular location. Brain drain: migration of technically skilled and highly educated individuals from poorer states to wealthier ones. Chain migration: A chain migration is a process common to many immigrant groups, whereby one family member brings over other family members, who in turn bring other relatives and friends and occasionally entire villages Remittances: money that migrant workers send back to their families or countries.
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Causes of Migration What factors would force you to move? Push factors
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENES 102 taught by Professor Biegel during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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GEOG130 Lecture14_Migration - MIGRATION Lecture 14...

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