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New Highlanders in Traditional Out-migration Areas in the Alps. The Example of the Friulian Alps
According to the population and migration development on a municipal level in the Alps since the last decades, it has become obvious that the population gain that began in France in the 1980s hasExpand
Counterurbanization and Its Socioeconomic Effects in High Mountain Areas of the Sierra Nevada (California/Nevada)
Abstract Resettlement of peripheral areas (“counterurbanization”) is driving population growth in the central Sierra Nevada of California and Nevada. The present study analyzes the impact of “urbanExpand
Slovenes in Italy: A Fragmented Minority
Abstract The study examines the Slovenian-speaking minority in the northern Italian autonomous region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It explores the spatial fragmentation in the Slovenian settlement areaExpand
Autochthonous Linguistic Minorities in the Italian Alps:. New Legislation – New Identifications – New Demographic Processes
More than any other area in Western Europe, the Alps, especially the Italian Alps, are home to great ethno-cultural diversity: there, no less than seven autochthonous linguistic minorities coexistExpand
Amenity Migration in the Alps: Applying Models of Motivations and Effects to 2 Case Studies in Italy
Using 2 models, this article illustrates different forms of in-migration in the Alps, the motivations for relocation, and effects of newcomers on their destination areas. Since the 1990s, more andExpand
In-migration as a new process in demographic problem areas of the Alps. Ghost towns vs. amenity settlements in the alpine border area between Italy and Slovenia
Even recent academic studies consider the Italian Alps (with the exception of South Tyrol) still a huge outmigration and depopulation area. The present contribution, however, shows the new andExpand
European Countryside MENDELU SLOVENES IN ITALY : A FRAGMENTED MINORITY
The study examines the Slovenian-speaking minority in the northern Italian autonomous region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It explores the spatial fragmentation in the Slovenian settlement area in ItalyExpand
Newcomers in the Italian Alps Effects on Autochthonous Linguistic Minorities
After WWI the Italian Alps were characterized by a massive depopulation that lasted well into the 1970s. While in-migration concentrated mainly around central Alpine areas until a few years ago, nowExpand
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