Geography and migration

edited by Vaughan Robinson

This collection of articles, dating from 1947 to 1995, describes and reviews the contribution geographers have made to the charting, description, analysis and understanding of migration. Macro-level descriptions examine wheter migration takes place in discernaible flows, and wheter there are regularities in migration patterns. Other topics include the impact of the life cycle; qualtiy of life and search factors; and the impact of migration on participants and destinations.

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  • Part One Macro-level description: international migration systems
  • refugees
  • counter-urbanization
  • laws of migration
  • distance decay
  • gravity model
  • multivariate analysis
  • prediction
  • multiple movers
  • the elderly
  • gentrification
  • the skilled
  • blacks
  • refugees
  • returnees. Part Two Micro-level and macro-level explanations: life cycle
  • life cycle and housing needs
  • quality of life
  • decision-making process
  • search procedures
  • macro-level explanations. Part Three Impacts: upon participants
  • upon source areas
  • upon destination regions
  • upon destination countries.

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書名 Geography and migration
著作者等 Robinson, Vaughan
シリーズ名 An Elgar reference collection
The international library of studies on migration
出版元 E. Elgar
刊行年月 c1996
ページ数 xxviii, 587 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 1858981174
NCID BA28468024
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス