007 - Internal Migration

Syllabus Point

Evaluate (AO3) internal migrations in terms of their geographic (socio-economic, political and environmental) impacts at their origins and destinations.

Taken From: https://phdlecture.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/360_china_migrants_1223.jpg

Key Terminology

  • Evaluate
  • Internal migration
Define the words above using the the 'Command Term' posters in the classroom and the useful links below.

Useful Links


Activity One - Describe

Answer the following questions using the map below. You may need to look at the physical maps on the tables to help you ( or the physical map below) and the youtube clip from the Economist.
  1. Describe the movement of people in China.
  2. Why do you think the migrants may have moved to these areas?
A map to show internal migration patterns within China.
Taken From: https://chinaperspectives.revues.org/docannexe/image/547/img-10.jpg

Physical map of China
Taken From: http://www.ezilon.com/maps/images/asia/China-physical-map.gif

The Economist - Internal Migration China




Activity Two - Case Study

Create a case study on internal migration in China. Consider the following points when completing the case study:
      1. Including a map - remember to add value by including the desire lines or annotations.
      2. Why have migrants chosen to move?
      3. What impact has this movement had on the area of origin?
      4. What impact has this movement had on the destination area?
      5. Has China put in any controls to prevent this mass movement? How successful have those controls been?

Useful Resources

The articles, slideshare and document will help you to complete your case study.