AP HUGE Chapter Three Vocabulary

  1. Brain Drain
    Large-scale emigration by talented people
  2. Chain Migration
    Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
  3. Circulation
    Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis
  4. Counterurbanization
    Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries
  5. Emigration
    Migration from a location
  6. Floodplain
    The area subject to flooding during a given number of years according to historical trends
  7. Forced Migration
    Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors
  8. Guest Workers
    Workers who migrate to the more developed countries of Northern and Western Europe, usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher paying jobs
  9. Immigration
    Migration to a new location
  10. Internal Migration
    Permanent movement within a particular country
  11. International Migration
    Permanent movement from one country to another
  12. Interregional Migration
    Permanent movement from one region of a country to another
  13. Intervening Obstacle
    An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration
  14. Intraregional Migration
    Permanent movement within one region of a country
  15. Migration
    Form of relocation diffusion involving a permanent move to a new location
  16. Migration Transition
    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
  17. Mobility
    All types of movement from one location to another
  18. Net Migration
    The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration
  19. Pull Factor
    Factor that induces people to move to a new location
  20. Push Factor
    Factor that induces people to leave old residences
  21. Quotas
    In reference to migration, laws that place maximum limits on the number of people who can immigrate to a country each year
  22. Refugees
    People who are forced to migrate from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion
  23. Unauthorized Immigrants
    People who enter a country without proper documents
  24. Voluntary Migration
    Permanent movement undertaken by choice
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AP HUGE Chapter Three Vocabulary
AP HUGE Chapter Three Vocabulary