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Migration Stream
This is a migration carried out by a large group of people out of a specific area. All individuals involved in this migration are going to the same place.
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Migration Fields
These develop when individuals going through the process of chain migration all settle in the same area, such as the same small town or even the same neighborhood.
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Emigration
Individuals complete this process when they move permanently away from an area where they used to live.
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Immigration
This process occurs when individuals from outside of a population move into an area and decide to stay permanently.
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Chain Migration: Typical Movement Patterns
People who use this type of migration typically travel within a single nation, usually from a rural to an urban area. These movements typically revolve around families.
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Chain Migration: Political Views
While some argue this kind of migration will result in foreign cultures disrupting a given country, this has not ever been proven. These migrations are much smaller in scale than many fear.
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Chain Migration: Pull Factors
The things that cause people to want to settle in a specific new area. In chain migration, this is the people who have already settled in a new area. They also include work and study opportunities, or freedom.
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Chain Migration: Push Factors
These are things that can cause people to leave a given area, like economic difficulties, environmental disasters or war.
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Chain Migration
This type of migration occurs when a group of people moves to one location, settles down and begins bringing additional people, often family, from their previous location. Several factors influence this.
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Checking out the flashcards contained in this set can help you review the definition of chain migration. You can go over the push and pull factors leading to this type of migration. You'll also be able to focus on migration streams, migration fields and Ravenstein's Laws of Migration. The differences between immigration and emigration are covered by this set. Furthermore, these cards discuss in-migration, out-migration, gross migration and net internal migration.

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Chain Migration
This type of migration occurs when a group of people moves to one location, settles down and begins bringing additional people, often family, from their previous location. Several factors influence this.
Chain Migration: Push Factors
These are things that can cause people to leave a given area, like economic difficulties, environmental disasters or war.
Chain Migration: Pull Factors
The things that cause people to want to settle in a specific new area. In chain migration, this is the people who have already settled in a new area. They also include work and study opportunities, or freedom.
Chain Migration: Political Views
While some argue this kind of migration will result in foreign cultures disrupting a given country, this has not ever been proven. These migrations are much smaller in scale than many fear.
Chain Migration: Typical Movement Patterns
People who use this type of migration typically travel within a single nation, usually from a rural to an urban area. These movements typically revolve around families.
Immigration
This process occurs when individuals from outside of a population move into an area and decide to stay permanently.
Emigration
Individuals complete this process when they move permanently away from an area where they used to live.
Migration Fields
These develop when individuals going through the process of chain migration all settle in the same area, such as the same small town or even the same neighborhood.
Migration Stream
This is a migration carried out by a large group of people out of a specific area. All individuals involved in this migration are going to the same place.
Ravenstein's Laws of Migration
A set of laws developed in the 1880s by E.G. Ravenstein. Modern migration theories are based on these laws.
Ravenstein's Laws of Migration: Travel Distance and Destination Trends
Most migrants travel short distances, from rural areas to urban areas. Those who travel long distances have major urban/commercial destinations.
In-Migration (Internal Migration)
The total amount of people who move to a new location in the same country.
Out-Migration (Internal Migration)
This represents the number of people who leave one location to go to a different location within their country.
Gross Migration (Internal Migration)
This number covers both in- and out-migration in a single country.
Net Internal Migration
Find this by comparing the difference between a country's in-migration numbers and their out-migration numbers.
Ravenstein's Laws of Migration: Age and Gender Trends
Most migrants are adults who set up a chain to bring their families. More commonly young males migrate internationally and females migrate internally. Overall, females migrate more.
Ravenstein's Laws of Migration: Primary Motivation
People primarily take part in this kind of migration due to economic factors.
The movement of people from rural England to cities during the _____ was an example of chain migration.
Industrial Revolution

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