002 - Anti-immigration Movements

Geographic Knowledge and Understanding

Local and civil society resistance to global interactions.

Rise of anti-immigration movements.


Anti-immigration movements have power in some places. The rise of these movements is causing different forms of power  to grow.


Key Terminology

The key terms above we have used before but in case you can't remember their meaning use the 'Useful Links' below to help you.

Useful Links

Activity One - Detailed Example

We have looked at why people migrate between countries in  the 'Core' and we have looked at the impact that they can have in this paper, so we are not going to go through the reasons again. For this syllabus point we are going to focus on the why countries are trying to control the rate of migration and how they are doing it. Anti-immigration movements are often linked to the perceived threat of change that could be caused by migration. Newspapers are helping to spread anti-immigration thought and as a result xenophobic ideals are on the rise.  Answer the following questions using the information in the 'Useful Resources' box.

Useful Resources

Exam Style Question

Using examples, analyse the rise of anti-immigration movements. [12 marks]

This lesson was development in collaboration with Richard Allaway from geographyalltheway. For more resources please visit www.geographyalltheway.com