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Theories of international migration: a review and appraisal.
The configuration of developed countries has become today diverse and multiethnic due to international migration. A single coherent theoretical explanation for international migration is lacking. TheExpand
Walkability of local communities: using geographic information systems to objectively assess relevant environmental attributes.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used to objectively measure features of the built environment that may influence adults' physical activity, which is an important determinant of chronicExpand
Environmental concerns and international migration.
  • G. Hugo
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The International migration review
  • 1996
"This article focuses on international migration occurring as a result of environmental changes and processes. It briefly reviews attempts to conceptualize environment-related migration and thenExpand
An evaluation of international migration theory: the North American case.
The article reviews empirical studies of international migration within the North American migratory system in order to evaluate the various theories that seek to explain the initiation andExpand
Neighborhood walkability and the walking behavior of Australian adults.
BACKGROUND The physical attributes of residential neighborhoods, particularly the connectedness of streets and the proximity of destinations, can influence walking behaviors. To provide the evidenceExpand
Residents' perceptions of walkability attributes in objectively different neighbourhoods: a pilot study.
Physical attributes of local environments may influence walking. We used a modified version of the Neighbourhood Environment Walkability Scale to compare residents' perceptions of the attributes ofExpand
Migration and climate change: examining thresholds of change to guide effective adaptation decision-making
The implications of environmental change for migration are little understood. Migration as a response to climate change could be seen as a failure of in situ adaptation methods, or migration could beExpand
Effects of International Migration on the Family in Indonesia
This paper draws upon various studies of internal and international migration and permanent and temporary movements to assess the diverse effects of migration on families in Indonesia. The types ofExpand