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Demographic transformation of populations

Migration A–Z

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  1. Gavin W. Jones

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm161

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Jones, G. W. 2013. Demographic transformation of populations. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

This essay focuses on how migration transforms populations in sending and receiving countries, and more broadly globally. Migration has had major impacts on population size and structure in different localities, districts, and nations over the course of world demographic history, and its impact is continuing today.

Keywords:

  • demography and population studies;
  • equality;
  • citizenship;
  • civil rights;
  • transnationalism;
  • cultural diversity;
  • assimilation and exclusion