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The extent, nature and cause of International Migration.

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The extent, nature and cause of International Migration * There are different types of migration, they are voluntary and forced. * There are different types of migrants; they are economic, refugees and asylum seekers. Forced Migration is that which people feel they must leave if they are to survive and feel safe e.g. Iraq, Afghanistan. Voluntary migration is when people feel they would like to find a place with a better life, but it is not vital for them to leave for their life e.g. England to Spain for the sunny weather. The general reason for people leaving their country is because there are poor conditions, poor government power and no future there. War has also in recent years been a reason to leave. MODELS OF MIGRATION There are a few different patterns of Migration PUSH/ PULL MODEL OF MIGRATION LEES (1966) MODEL OF MIGRATION STEPWISE MIGRATION MODEL The Stepwise migration model is a behavioural model developed from EG Ravensteins Laws (1885). ...read more.


Chinese people also moved onto Canada with a total of 400,000 Chinese people living there now. Two thirds of them live in Toronto and Vancouver which are the main cities of Canada. There is total global displacement of 27.4 million people, meaning that amount of people are migrants who have moved from place to place. 14.5 million of them are refugees. RECENT EVENTS One of the most recent major migration patterns occurred in Kosovo in 1999. This was because of the Serbia- Kosovo conflict which led to war. This then meant that half of Kosovo's population left the country. The most recent event is Afghanistan and Iraq. Due to poor government, depression and various other problems war has broken out in the two countries forcing many to leave, with India being one of the main places of refuge for them. PATTERNS Main places people migrate to are; * USA * India * France * Canada * Pakistan * Germany This is down to the fact of these places are either close to crisis areas e.g. ...read more.


This road led to an increase in mechanisation in the village, thus leading to a decrease in need for farm workers meaning even less jobs were available for the people living there. With a better income it meant farmers were given advice on how to create a bigger profit and money was spent on improving the area including a major improvement on the schools. This increased aspiration in the people, so they left for bigger and better things moving to the cities of Adana and the capital Ankura with some also moving to West Germany. A main place these people moved to was Pforzheim in Germany, which is an industrial town near to Stuttgart. There were many job vacancies here and people from Sakultuan came over to take jobs which people in Germany did not want. Since 1990 there have been 1.8 million Turks in Germany. This has left to major tensions between the Turks and Germans due to a conflict in culture. ...read more.

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