Human Migration

 Human migration Human migration, the permanent change of residence by an individual or group; it excludes such movements as nomadism, migrant labour, commuting, and tourism, all of which are transitory in nature. Human migration is the movement of people from one place to another with the intention of settling in the new location. … Read more

Migration And Metropolitan Regions

 Migration and Metropolitan Region Migration Migration has been defined as crossing of the boundary of a political or administrative unit for a certain minimum period of time. It includes the movements of refugees, displaced persons, uprooted people as well as economic migrants. Internal migration refers to a move from one area (a province, … Read more

Assam: Migration

  The Indian State of Assam: Origins and Causes of Conflict Background The Indian state of Assam is located in the country’s Northeast and shares international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh. According to provisional Indian census figures for 2011, Assam has a population of over 31 million with an area of 78,438 square kilometers (48,739 … Read more