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AQA A-Level Anthropology: Human Movement & Migration - Chapter Summary
This chapter helps you get ready for the AQA A-Level Anthropology exam by dissecting important human movement and migration topics, such as forced migration, political asylum and human migration history. After studying this chapter, you should be prepare for exam questions related to:
- Summarizing the history of human migration
- Recognizing the cultural and societal impacts of human movement
- Evaluating types of modern migration
- Explaining various political issues surrounding human migration, including political asylum and forced migration
As you work through the chapter at your own pace, take the lesson quizzes to solidify your understanding of these human migration/movement terms. You can submit questions to our instructors if you need extra help and take the final chapter exam to make sure you've mastered the material.
1. Human Migration: Definition, Reasons & Theories
Human populations relocate for various reasons, and social scientists have explained these through a variety of theories. Explore several reasons and theories for migration, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
2. The Consequences of Human Movement
In this lesson, you will learn that human movement on an individual or a group level can have many consequences throughout the world. This includes disease, culture, and social culture.
3. Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts
This lesson will seek to explain modern migration. In doing so, it will highlight labor migration, urbanization, and forced migration. It will also highlight the term diaspora.
4. Political Issues of Migration: Border Security & Political Asylum
The following lesson will discuss the political issues of migration and its causes, including border security and political asylum. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
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Other chapters within the AQA A-level Anthropology: Practice & Study Guide course
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Human Beliefs & Behavior
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Principles of Evolution
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Culture & Society
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Thinking & Communicating
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Organizing Social Relations
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Engaging with Nature
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Personhood & Identity
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Defining Boundaries
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Globalization & Populations
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: The Local Perspective
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Perspectives on World Issues
- AQA A-Level Anthropology: Practicing Anthropology
- AQA A-level Anthropology Flashcards