Vocabulary words migratiion


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Vocabulary words migratiion

  1. 1.  VocabularyWords Migration vocab
  2. 2. Activity Space!! The places we travel to routinely in our rounds of daily activity Examples: going to classes, going to a job
  3. 3. Brain DrainThe large-scale emigration of a large group of individuals with technical skills or knowledge. Examples: Anti-Semitism in Pre-WWll Europe, Spanish Expulsion of Jews and Moors.
  4. 4. Circulation Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis
  5. 5. Chain Migration Describes migrant flows from a common origin to the same destination.
  6. 6. Diaspora Theforced migration of the Jews by the Romans in A.D. 70; any forced migration on a particularly large scale that causes dispersion.
  7. 7. Distance Decay Function Distancedecay function- a function that represents the way that some entity or its influence decays with distance from its geographical location.
  8. 8. Emigration/Immigration Emigration – prompted by a variety of factors, as people might leave their country to flee a war, find education, or join their family in another land Immigration – the act of coming to and setting in a new homeland or country from one’s original homeland or country
  9. 9. Forced/ Voluntary Migration Forced migration- when someone has to migrate against their own will. Voluntary migration- when somebody chooses to leave by their own will.
  10. 10. Guest Worker Workers who migrate to the more developed countries – not citizens – temporary nature of the Northern and Western Europe , usually form Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher-paying jobs.
  11. 11. InterveningObstacle/Opportunity Obstacle: an environmental or cultural feature of a landscape that hinders migration Opportunity: the presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away or a closer less expensive opportunity for obtaining a good or service, or for a migration destination
  12. 12. International Migration International Migration is when people cross state(country) boundaries and stay in the host state for some minimum length of time. International Migration is also when a person moves from one place to another. Brody is a beast. Brody will be experiencing international migration if he places this on a slide again
  13. 13. Migration TransitionA 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.
  14. 14. Migration Stream theflow of people moving in or out of an area. An area can have an "in-migration stream" (its immigrants) and it can have an "out-migration stream" (its emigrants).
  15. 15. Migration Selectivity Onlypeople exhibiting certain characteristics in a population choosing to migrate
  16. 16. Mobility Theability to move or be moved A general term dealing with all types of movement (migration included)
  17. 17. Net Migration The difference between the number of people entering and exiting a country.
  18. 18. Step Migration, Dawg! A series of many migration streams that appear on maps as long, unbroken routes when in fact, consist of a series of stages Ex: a peasant family in rural Brazil is likely to move first to a village , then to a nearby town, later to a city, and later to a metropolis such as Sao Paulo of Rio de Janeiro. At each stage a new set of pull factors comes into play. EX #2: The Beverly hillbillies started in a very small town. Then they found oil. Then they would have to move to a bigger town till they received their payment. Once they received their money, they were able to move to Beverly Hills.
  19. 19. Periodic MovementA form of human movement that involves longer periods away from home Ex. Migrant labor, college, military service.
  20. 20. Push-Pull Factor A push-pull factor can be defined as a factor that either entices a person to visit and area or forces them away from an area. For example, Mexican immigrants migrate to the United States because of the ample economic opportunities compared to Mexico. (Pull factor) During World War II, many Polish moved from Poland to safer areas due to the threat of war with German. (Push factor)
  21. 21. Remittances Remittance is the sending of money earned in one country to another to ones family.
  22. 22. Time-Contract Workers Workersrecruited for a fixed period to work in menial or unskilled positions
  23. 23. Transhumance Seasonal movement of livestock between mountain and lowland pastures either under the care of herders or in the company of their owners. A shepherd moving his goats from a mountain to a valley
  24. 24. Suburbanization The growth of areas on the fringes of major cities.
  25. 25. Counter Urbanization CounterUrbanization is a demographic and social process whereby people move from urban areas to rural areas