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A space within which daily activities occur

Activity spaces

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The protection granted by a nation to someone who has left their native country as a political refugee

Asylum

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Large scale emigration by talented people

Brain drain

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Migration of people and to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there

Chain migration

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Short term, repetitive, or cyclical movements the recur on a regular basis

Circulation

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The act of colonizing

Colonization

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Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries

Counter-urbanization

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Journeys that begin at our home and bring us back to it

Cyclic movements

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The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin

Distance decay

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Migration from a location

Emigration

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Permanent migration compelled usually by cultural factors

Forced migration

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A model that holds the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach that service

Gravity model

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Workers who migrate to the more developed countries of North and Western Europe, usually from Southern and Eastern Europe or from North Africa, in search of higher paying jobs

Guest workers

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Migration to a new location

Immigration

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When large numbers of people immigrate to one place

Immigration wave

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Permanent movement within a particular country

Internal migration

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An internally displaced person IDP is someone who is forced to flee their home but who, unlike refugees, remains within their country's borders

Internal refugees

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An environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration

Intervening obstacle

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Permanent movement with one region of a country

Intra-regional migration

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A place built up by a government or corporation to attract foreign investment and has high paying jobs and good infrastructure

Islands of development

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Types of push or pull factors that influence a migrants decision to go where family or friends have already found success

Kinship links

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A common type of periodic movement involving millions of workers in the US and tens of millions of workers worldwide, who cross international borders in search of employment, and become immigrants, in many instances.

Migrant labor

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Form of relocation diffusion involving a permanent move to a new location

Migration

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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

Migration transition

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A force that is a branch of the armed forces

Military service

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All types of movement from one location to another

Mobility

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The difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration

Net migration

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Movement in which a population shifts from site to site between seasons in a relatively unpredictable manner.

Nomadism

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Motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same

Periodic movements

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Factors that induces people to move to a new location

Pull factor