Step-Wise Migration: Toward a Clarification of the Mechanism

  title={Step-Wise Migration: Toward a Clarification of the Mechanism},
  author={D. Conway},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  pages={14 - 3}
  • D. Conway
  • Published 1980
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International Migration Review
There exists a state of confusion in the migration literature over the concept of step-wise migration. Inconsistencies occur in the specification of the scale at which the process operates and there are a host of alternative definitions of what constitutes a step-wise progression. This article presents an operational definition of step-wise migration that appears consistent from both conceptual and methodological points of view. 

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